Mayiye Elizabeth (known as Elisa) Mkhize: Clinix Health Group

Elisa has been the chief financial officer of Clinix Health Group since 2016.


Elisa has been nominated for the 2020 CFO Awards.

Elisa Mkhize is a qualified chartered accountant (SA) by profession. She completed her articles with PwC and also spent some time in the PWC London office. She completed an executive course “Mastering Strategy” with the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

She has over 15 years auditing, financial management & reporting experience across various industries including construction, mining, renewable energy and health, gained through her years working at PWC, at Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon, Foskor and Clinix Health Group. She also has a wealth of experience in implementing business turnaround strategies, and in capital raise transactions, both equity and debt. 

She also spent some time as an independent consultant. During her consulting years, she worked on the biggest government-led bid in renewable energy with the Department of Energy, namely the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, focusing on financial criteria evaluation of the bids submitted. 

Elisa is now CFO of Clinix Health Group, a privately owned hospital group that owns and operates six private hospitals in South Africa. Her role covers looking after the finance, admin and the procurement functions. She also serves as a director on the company’s board. 

2016 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Clinix Health Group
2016 – 2016        Acting Chief Financial Officer, Daybreak (Pty) Ltd
2013 – 2016        Financial Advisor, Department of Energy
2013 – 2016        Senior Consultant Manager, South African Forestry Company
2013 – 2016        Senior Consultant, Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development
2009 – 2013        Finance Manager, Foskor
2007 – 2008        Divisional Accountant, Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon
2006 – 2007        Audit Supervisor, PwC
2003 – 2005        Article Clerk, PwC

2008                      CA (SA), SAICA
2002                      B.Com Honours, Accounting, CTA, University of KwaZulu Natal 
2000                      B.Com, Accounting, University of Pretoria


About Clinix Health Group: Clinix Health Group provides quality private hospital care in previously disadvantaged communities