The managing director of Growth Media and Events, a top corporate public relations firm in South Africa. She has held that position since 1998.
She graduated from the University of Fort Hare in 1993.
She speaks four languages - Afrikaans, English, French and Xhosa.
She was married to the TV personality Vuyo Mbuli who sadly died in 2013. They had two kids - Siphosihle, born 1998, and Sithenkosi, born in 2000.
Claire Mawisa is also a South African business executive.