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Elize Botha

Managing Director - South Africa South Africa 

In her role as Managing Director – South Africa, Elize has overall responsibility for the South African business, managing a team of over 180 professionals that services institutional clients across the JTC Group.

With over 25 years’ experience in financial services, Elize joined JTC from Old Mutual Unit Trusts where she was responsible for all strategic, commercial and operational aspects of the business in her role as Managing Director.

Prior to that, Elize led the Global Distribution and Marketing function for Ashburton Investments across local and international channels, including the UK and Channel Islands. She has also worked at some of the largest financial institutions in South Africa, including Alexander Forbes and Momentum.


  • BA Law
  • LLB

In Their Spare Time

Travelling is an absolute passion for Elize. Her goal is travel to 60 countries and she is currently on number 58, which has included travelling across all seven continents. Elize enjoys food and has quite recently become a cooking enthusiast. She mixes this with her love of the theatre, reading and spending time with her friends. She is especially passionate about her amazing country, its people and is really invested in helping women become financially independent.


Our resources and strengths

We value shared ownership

We operate around the principle that if our people have a stake in the business, they will do a better job for our clients.

We invest in people

Over 83% of our employees hold a relevant professional qualification or are working towards this through our dedicated JTC Academy.

We embrace technology

We operate a variety of best-in-class systems to deliver and maintain an impeccable standard of administration and use technology to innovate in both service delivery and efficiency.

We value relationships

We aim to work with clients who share our belief in the importance of building strong relationships over time.

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