Jeanett Modise

Jeanett Modise is currently the Group Human Capital Executive and Director on the board of JSE listed Sanlam Limited. She joined the organisation in 2014 as Executive Head: HR & Transformation for Santam and later moved to Sanlam Investments Group as CHRO. Jeanett previously held executive roles and served on Boards of various companies for more than twenty years, driving strategy and operations in HR, Procurement and Facilities Management within the technology, mining, and financial sectors. She has led teams with a focus on organisational culture, change, transformation and most recently pandemic management, in dynamic, customer-focused, growth businesses with attraction, retention, and development of top talent as one of the key business drivers.

As a mentor and coach, Jeanett helps leaders achieve personal and professional goals. A lifelong learner who started her career as a professional nurse and midwife before she transitioned to business. Jeanett holds a master’s in business leadership (MBL), B. Com business management (Unisa), Senior Executive Programmes (SEP) with Harvard and Advanced Management Programme (AMP) with Insead Business School. She is now completing her M.Phil, in Management Coaching with USB.