Currently I provide strategic advisory and coaching services to business owners and managers, lecture in management and oversee a small business accounting service.
I have coached and consulted with small business owners for almost 20 years (from multi-million dollar companies to small owner-operated businesses). This includes providing managerial and leadership support, development, and coaching. This requires being their strategic partner, motivator and sounding board. The key services I provide are (1) intensive leadership and management coaching, and (2) a comprehensive and systematic personal and business development program supported with personal coaching.
I also lecture and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in management – for the last 10 years. Papers included Applied Management, Leadership, Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Organisational Behavior, and Human Resources.
I have started and currently oversee a small business accounting service – since 1997. Oversight and advice on completing GST returns and producing accounting reports.
Previously I was an Economist at South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, focusing on Housing, Construction and Urban Development.
This included formulating, project managing, leading and undertaking research and development projects as well as specialist consulting and contract work for clients, in the field of economics, finance, housing policy, strategy. I also facilated and presented at seminars – national and international.
Notable activities include helping to facilitate workshops at the Southern African Construction Industry Initiative, in which 10 countries participated. I ended my career at CSIR by winning the tender to prepare South Africa's Country Report for the UN's Habitat agency. I facilitated 4 regional and national workshops of key building and construction industry stakeholders, and managed the compilation of the South African Country Report. This was presented at a UN meeting in Nairobi and finally in Istanbul.
In the more distant past I worked in HR (my first job after completing my degree).
Masters Degree in Business Leadership – Strategic Planning
Diploma in Datametrics – Operations Research
B. Admin degree – Industrial Psychology and Public Administration