Buyisiwe MakhungaBuyisiwe Makhunga

South Africa


Occupational Information

Job Title: Founder and Executive Director at Kazi Capital

Professional History

Buyisiwe Makhunga is a Chartered Accountant with years of corporate finance and private equity experience. She is currently an executive director and investment principal at Kazi Capital, a 100% black-women owned and managed investment firm based in South Africa.

Buyisiwe is an Archbishop Tutu Fellow and completed the African Leadership Development Programme through Oxford University. She was awarded ABSIP's Corporate Financier of the year in 2013. Buyisiwe is also a founding member of the Seeds of Hope Education Initiative, a non-profit organization focusing on the implementation of supplementary academic programs and support in underprivileged schools.

Buyisiwe currently serves as an independent on the board of ELB Group Limited and ELB Group Limited Audit Committee. She also serves on the board of Izandla Property Fund and Izandla Property.


B Comm (Accounting),
Higher Diploma in Accounting (Wits University)
Qualified Chartered Accountant ((CA(SA))


2011 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 Additional Tags: Accounting, Finance, Investment, Management, Development


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.