Profiles of our consultants and associates

Stefan GottliebStefan on LinkedIn

Education

  • BCom in Business Economics (Wits)
  • BA Hons (UJ)
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Wits)
  • PhD Coursework Programme for Consulting Psychology(UNISA)
  • Associate Coaching Course – Centre for Coaching (UCT) / New Ventures West (California, USA).

Current Professional Practice

  • Assessment and Development Centres
  • Competency-Based Interviewing and Assessment for Selection
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Facilitation of customised workshops around leadership, diversity and team dynamics
  • Psychometric Assessment – accredited on several emotional, cognitive and personality instruments
  • 360° Feedback
  • Career Development Planning
  • Competency Framework and 360° Questionnaire Design

Stefan works with diverse cultures in several countries across Europe, North and South America, as well as China and Singapore.

Clients include: Investec Bank, Anglo Platinum, Lonza, Sasol Germany, Sasol South Africa, Anglo American, Anglo Coal, Bowman Gilfillan, The Johannesburg Bar Council, Carst & Walker (SA & UK), NCP Chlorchem, Microsoft, SITA, The SA Bond Exchange, Barclays Capital, Webber Wentzel, and Babcock Engineering.

Stefan is on the coaching panels of Investec Bank, Bowman Gilfillan, and Mindcor Consulting

Facilitator for the GIBS Leadership Development programme, in conjunction with INSEAD.

Based in Hout Bay, Cape Town, Stefan travels to Johannesburg several times a month, and to Europe, the US and Asia several times a year.

Merafe RamonoMerafe Ramono

Education

  • BA Law UCT
  • BA LLB UCT

Current Professional Practice

Merafe spent 11 years as an admitted attorney specializing in Commercial and Property Law. He has spent 6 years as a consultant advising on Empowerment matters, and 3 years as a lobbyist on Government Relations. Merafe is a highly skilled facilitator having run many groups relating to team dynamics and to diversity issues.

Hein SchroderHein on LinkedIn

Education

  • MA Clinical Psychology – University of Stellenbosch

Current Professional Practice

Mr Schroder is an registered clinical psychologist with a wide range of experience and expertise in the field of psychology and Organisational Development. He has extensive experience in the field of management, leadership and other assessments, both in South Africa and abroad (USA, Switzerland, UK, China and Australia). Prior to starting his own business in 1997, Mr Shroder worked for 12 years at Old Mutual as an OD Consultant and Assessment Centre Specialist. As an independent consultant, he has continued working with Old Mutual as well as with Mutual and Federal. Since 2009 he has been running Development Centres with Brambles, an Australian‐based multinational. Other organisations that he has worked with include Zurich, Lonza, Nedbank, Eskom, JD Group, Allan Gray and Nandos.

Darren FriedmanDarren on LinkedIn

Education

Darren holds a BA (Psych/Industrial Psych Cum Laude), PDM, Dip Advertising and Marketing. He also completed qualifications in Results Coaching and Co-active coaching . He is a certified Lumina and Insights practitioner, both of which are personality assessments as well as the SALD assessment which looks at competence and potential.

Current Professional Practice

Darren has had exposure to a wide spectrum of operations in different business sectors within leading organisations working in the Organisational Development space, Leadership Development and Executive Coaching. He also has a strong community interest and has worked with various non profit organisations mentoring abandoned children and fund generation for various organisations.

He has substantial experience in Financial Services and technology organisations, parastatals, pharmaceuticals and within the mining sector. His particular area of interest is Leadership Development . He has worked with Executive, Senior and Middle Management , both on individual and team levels in thirteen countries.

Trevor HoughTrevor on LinkedIn

Education

  • MSc Clinical Psychology – Medunsa

Current Professional Practice

Trevor runs an Organisational Development and Design company that provides distinctive, integrated organisational solutions to companies locally and internationally. His services cover a variety of areas of organisational needs which include:

  • Assessment and Development of Management and Leadership
  • Measurement and Development of Employee Engagement and Motivation
  • Career Development Assessment Centre programs
  • Talent Management
  • Development and Implementation of Mentorship Programs
  • Group Process Facilitation and Team Dynamics Interventions
  • Merger and Acquisition Management
  • Corporate Culture Articulation
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Organisational Communication

Trevor provides services to a wide variety of clients not only in South Africa, but internationally as well. He has worked with clients come from all sectors of industry and to date is proud to have been associated with companies such as Investec Asset Management, Investec Group, State Street, Growthpoint Properties, Lufthansa Airline, MTN and Rennies Travel Group.

Kevin DistillerKevin on LinkedIn

Education

  • MA Industrial Psychology (cum laude) – Wits University
  • MBA – Regent Business School

Current Professional Practice

Mr Distiller has served on the executive committee of The Society of Industrial and Organisational Psychology. He has extensive experience consulting in the mining, heavy industry and FMCG sectors, and has also worked extensively in blue chip companies and banks, as well as in the public sector. Mr Distiller has also worked on several international assignments in Europe. Mr Distiller has gathered extensive assessment and development centre experience over the last ten years. He has been involved in all aspects of the assessment centre process, having designed assessment centre technology for Deloitte and Touche, managed large assessment centre projects for the Free State Development Corporation, Centlec and the Mangaung Local Municipality, and been a member of various other assessment and development centres for a diverse range of clients, such as Mutual and Federal, Old Mutual, Landbank, Johannesburg Water, Anglo American and Munich Re, amongst others.

Alan GlassAlan on LinkedIn

Education

  • BA Dramatic Art (Hons) Wits

Current Professional Practice

Alan Glass and Sprocket Productions have many years experience in advertising, events, entertainment, communication, production, and music. They are the ideal brainstorming partner for your company or clients, coming up with fresh strategic ideas. They have selected and aligned themselves with the best experts in each discipline to implement the job properly. Companies Alan has worked with include FNB, Cell C, MTN, Glaxo Smithkline, Investec, Deneys Reitz and Incredible Connection.

Alan RobertsAlan on LinkedIn

Education

  • NDMSM, Marketing and Sales, Cape Tech

Current Professional Practice

Specialties: Professional event management. From concept to completion, your event is in good hands. Vaxo Events will manage everything for you from the time we take the brief till the event is over. Turning ideas into reality, no matter how big or small. Concept, venue, décor, catering, entertainment, AV, live to screen, lights, sound and guest management, all get taken care of by our brilliant team of specialists to produce spectacular results.