Elise Earnshaw

With an outstanding 35 year career in the IT and related industries, Elise rose through the ranks of Unisys, Unihold Technologies and ultimately became group strategic marketing director and legal counsel for this JSE Listed group.

In 2000 Elise became a joint partner in Earnshaw & Associates and specialised in company turnarounds as Interim MD/CEO.

She excelled in this fledgling turnarounds industry and her achievements were well-documented in the financial press.

In Dec 2010 on behalf of Earnshaw & Associates, Elise purchased a small advertising publication, rebranded the product, Xclusive Media Group, and turned it into a powerful branding and selling medium which is well-known on the South Coast.

Subsequently after the sale of Xclusive Media Group in 2013,  Rainbow Square Marketing was launched focussing on all aspects of Marketing Solutions including Creativity, Branding, Printed Matter and Signage.  The company was renamed Creative Ninjas in 2018.  Visit www.creativeninjas.co.za for details.

Today Elise heads up our Creative subsidiary Creative Ninjas and South-Coast-Online digital marketing business in addition to her Interim CEO activities.

Apart from her post graduate qualifications, Elise holds several business and marketing qualifications and is a Certified Business Broker (CBBR).

Outside her business life Elise is a qualified open water diver, ski boat skipper, and an accomplished 4×4 driver. Her wildlife photography work is much in demand by national magazines.