lecturers, strategists, consultants, researchers

Les Aupiais (BA) Communications and media expert. Author of 3 books and many articles. Personal branding, coaching and leadership focus. Produces brochures, television commercials and coaches communications in the corporate arena.

Douglas Bernhardt Prof (BA, Political Science, MBA) Lectures in the discipline of Competitive Intelligence. Published in journals such as ‘Long Range Planning’, ‘Competitive Intelligence Review’. He has also authored three books.

Brett Cohen Dr (PhD degree in Chemical Engineering) Experienced in environmental management and sustainability strategy. Focuses on opportunities and challenges associated with the sustainability paradigm through strategy and policy development, project implementation and training.

Billy Coop Dr (Dip (B&A), IMM, MTech, DTech) Business background in marketing strategy and sales. Extensive experience in the field of Action Learning and is a certified Action Learning Coach. Numerous publications, including South Africa Journal of Marketing and the Wits Business Journal.

Lauren Davis (MA) Clinical & Consulting Psychologist with a extensive experience in leadership development, emotional intelligence, coaching and facilitation. Her main focus is on partnering with individuals, teams and organisations to move towards finding their purpose, unleashing their passion, fulfilling their potential and optimising their performance​.

David Flynn Prof (BA, BCom (Hons), BEd, MBA) Author and co-author of “Fundamental Accounting”, “Financial Management” and “Understanding Accounting and Finance”. Lectures on financial systems, financial management and investments.

Sabine Frielinghaus (MBA) Strategy, marketing and organisational development specialist. Focus on strategy formulation driven by market intelligence, ensuring that strategy implementation is conducted rigorously by means of the change and transformation process.

Melanie Kiley (Higher Ed Diploma) HR practitioner and consultant. World Café facilitator who believes in the power of conversation as a catalyst for change and for the creation of new realities and culture transformation within organizations.

Ruth Levin-Vorster (MA Theatre & Performance) Facilitates group dynamics, effective relationships and conscious leadership. Uses theatre processes to shift perceptions, stimulate complex dialogue and thinking and to understand and shift the dynamics of conflict. Focus on diverse working groups and dynamic leaders.

Ian McCallum Dr (MB CHB, Psychiatrist) Author of a number of books. Specialist wilderness guide, analytical psychologist and facilitator of the Wild Leaders corporate leadership programme.

Kobus Opperman (BSc Hons) One of South Africa’s most experienced experts in the field of employee participation and constructive labour relations. He lectures, facilitates and consults internationally, with a specialist focus in values and interest-based negotiations as well as consensual policy-making, relationship building and change management processes.

Mark Peters (MBA, MFSA) Marketing and strategy educator and facilitator. International experience in financial services and in management education. Leads programmes and seminars on topics of governance, leadership, marketing and strategy.

Heid Poulton (BA, H Dip Ed, PR Dip) Executive coach, facilitator and professional speaker (member of PSASA). Specialises in the areas of EQ and leadership focusing on the development of people from all walks of life to reach their full potential and thereby positively impact their lives and businesses bottom line.

Rasoava Rijamampianina Prof (PhD, M (Acc), MBA) Author of a number of books and academic journal articles. Research and teaching interests include multicultural/diversity management, organisational learning, organisational change, and human capital management.

Anne-Marie Le Roux (BSc (Hons), IOB, MBA) Marketing and sales specialist, with extensive general management and corporate experience. Consults and lectures in the areas of leadership, marketing and commercial acumen. Pioneering work in induction and internship programmes.

Cynthia Schoeman (BA, MBA), Workplace ethics specialist. Consults, speaks and lectures on ethics and author of two ethics books. Leads in the field of ethics measurement and ethics management tools and services.

Paul Semark (PrEng, BSc(Eng), BA, FSAIME, MM) Extensive experience at top levels of corporate and business environments. Specialises in the topics of leadership, governance and corporate communication. Serves as a lecturer, consultant and executive coach.

Bev Shrand (BBusSc, MBA) Marketing strategist, consultant, researcher and academic coordinator. Specialist skills in competitive benchmarking research and in-depth interviewing. Extensive corporate experience in marketing and business development.

Grant Sieff Dr (BA, BSc (Hons), MA, MBA, DPhil) Leads the IC Growth Group. Professional services focus on organisation and change challenges, strategy consulting, programme planning and design. Lectures and consults in strategy, management consulting and leadership.

Wolfgang Thomas Prof (BCom (Hons) MCom) Author of four books and numerous articles. Lecturer with a specialist focus on economic-development issues in Southern Africa, including regional and sector development, small-business promotion and local economic development.

Richard Thomson (BSocSc, MBA) Consults and lectures in the fields of managerial and organisational effectiveness, and leadership and management development, with a focus on transformation and change initiatives and continuous improvement through self-directed learning.

Jo Thomson (BA, MBA) Jo’s strengths and particular professional interests lie in the areas of leadership coaching, business strategy, HR design and implementation, coaching and mentoring of HR Executives, organisational development and employee engagement, and culture management.

Renate Volpe Dr (MA, DPhil) Author of a number of books. Expertise as facilitator and consultant in the areas of people development, leadership and change management. Committed to the development of women in leadership.

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