Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Skip Navigation Linkskanyisa-mkhize Kanyisa Mkhize

Kanyisa Mkhize

Kanyisa Mkhize

Chief Executive Officer: Sanlam Corporate

Nationality: South African

Year of birth: 1984

Chief Executive Officer since 2020.

Ms Mkhize has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer: Sanlam Corporate on 01 September 2020. She is a strategic leader with more than 13 years’ experience in life insurance, management and business planning.


Ms Mkhize worked at Old Mutual before she started working at Sanlam. While at Old Mutual she successfully filled various roles across Product Development, Strategy, Business Development, Customer Solutions and Direct Distribution.

She also worked for Gen Re Life/Health as an Assistant Actuary before she worked at Old Mutual.

Ms Mkhize formerly served as a Trustee of Old Mutual’s umbrella fund Superfund, and is a former board member of Epilepsy South Africa.


Ms Mkhize holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Columbia Business School and she received her Actuarial qualification from the Actuarial Society of South Africa. She also holds an Honours Degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town.

Sanlam Life Insurance is a licensed financial service provider.
Copyright © Sanlam