Seasoned engagement and team leader, highly proficient in driving team motivation and cohesion, and influencing creation of solutions, by crafting aspirational team visions. Highly developed leadership competencies, particularly retaining valued talent, inspiring personal and professional growth..

Experience

  • Strategist and Financial Modeler

    at Ibis Consulting

    August 2016 - December 2019

    Gauteng

    Responsible for the development of financial and economic models, to assess the impact on portfolio company valuations, using-sensitivity analysis of opportunities and risks, associated with environmental and social factors. Perform market analysis of sustainable-development trends and triggers, to advise and support clients’ integration of game-changing level events on corporate strategy. Collaborate with client investment executives to analyse socio-economic impacts of financial investment into growth and mature industries.

  • Co-Founder

    at Brightbulb Innovations

    June 2013 - July 2016

    Gauteng

    Co-founded the organisation, created, and directed corporate strategy, financial management, and development of pricing strategy for a technology start-up company. Spurred development of technology to transition retailers from outdated legacy systems to innovative retail technology, allowing shops to trade 24 hours a day, using through-the-glass touch screen technology. Recruited top-tier talent, communicated a clear vision to company stakeholders, and created a high-performance culture of accountability and responsibility.

  • Corporate Strategy & Financial Professional

    at Independent Consultant

    September 2011 - May 2013

    Gauteng

    Partnered with clients in the energy, mining and oil and gas industries to develop and implement operational strategies. Worked closely with client-company boards and strategy teams to identify and unpack growth opportunities through the creation of an innovation-led corporate culture.

  • Senior Manager – Strategy and Innovation

    at Deloitte Consulting

    June 2007 - August 2011

    Gauteng

    Responsible for the development of commercial strategies, to pursue and win new client engagements, supporting the revenue targets of the Strategy and Innovation business unit. Developed, maintained and grew relationships with client decision-makers, and provided insight as a trusted advisor. Identified and shaped clients’ strategic needs, and delivered exceptional value, aligned to Deloitte’s QA / QC standards. Built, nurtured and managed high-performance individuals and cross-functional teams, accountable for the delivery of successful client engagements and enhanced Deloitte’s brand. Identified emerging talent and provided guidance and mentorship, to create the leaders of tomorrow.

Education

  • M.Sc. in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health

    at University of Edinburgh

    2017 - at Present (3 years)

  • ICF Accredited Life Coach

    at iNLP Centre

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • INA and ICF Accredited Master NLP Practitioner

    at iNLP Centre

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • Foundation Certificate Prince2

    at APMG-International

    2012 - 2012 (1 year) Gauteng

  • BBA

    at UNISA

    2001 - 2004 (3 years)

  • MBA

    at Midrand Graduate Institute

    1999 - 2003 (4 years) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Native

Hives