Yolisa has over a decade of IT experience in the Financial Services industry with a focus in IT Project Management, Business Processes and Application Development. She has gained vast experience through working with large corporates such as Bytes Technology Group, Standard Bank, First National Bank and presently, Sanlam. In her current role, she ‘owns’ relationships between IT and several business units and also acts as an IT advisor to those business units.
In her position at Sanlam as a visionary, energetic and goal-oriented IT Executive, her title demands experience in planning, developing, and implementing cutting-edge Information Technology solutions to address business opportunities and needs. Yolisa is required to develop strategic plans for various implementations and operations of client services, product support and quality assurance. She has the proven ability to liaise with business and technical stakeholders at all levels of the organization. One of her key strengths is excelling in high-pressured environments, and being able to chart a course with quality delivery as the key driver.
Yolisa is passionate about innovation in IT and firmly believes that it must produce tangible benefit to the business. She has many areas of expertise due to her diverse work experience and some of these areas include Strategy Management, Business Process Improvement, Vendor Management, Change Management, Leadership and Project Management.