“Applied influence is power - shape your purpose"


Meet our team:

Delaine van Zyl--Senior Partner

Delaine van ZylSenior Partner

Delaine is a seasoned thought partner during large scale organisational transformation with an aptitude to move from an assessment and reduction agenda to a synthesis and integration intent, mobilising and capacitating key change influencers in systems to co-create and implement bespoke fit-for-purpose implementation solutions when and where it has impact. She is a talented facilitator, capable of cascading strategy from boardroom to grassroots level. Her core capability is to help executives, leaders and critical stakeholders interpret the visible and invisible organisational system with intent to shift blockages and accelerate actionable innovation at individual, team and organisational level. She is a practical expert in shifting strategic intent to positive systemic impact.


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Tertiary Education

BA Industrial & Organisational Psychology - University of Stellenbosch, 1992
Post graduate subjects: Research Methodology, Management & Organisational Psychology - UNISA, 2004

Delaine van Zyl
Karen Verburgh--Professional Associate

Karen VerburghProfessional Associate

Karen has  20 years’ international experience as a Human Development (HD) and Organisation Development (OD) practitioner. She is known to design and conduct high impact experiential learning experiences and is an expert in leadership, diversity, talent management, emotional intelligence, change management, employee engagement, communication and influence, negotiation, self-mastery and career alignment.

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Tertiary Education

Psychology Foundation Courses, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht (University of Utrecht); 1988;
VWO, Preparatory University Education, focus on the exact sciences; 1981 – 1987;
Humanism, University for Humanism, Utrecht; 1990 – 1993;
Training Human Development Counsellor, a 2-year part time Training course at the Human Development Counselling Foundation, at that time in Delft, later in Utrecht; 1999 – 2001.

Karen Verburgh
Khosi Jiyane--Professional Associate

Khosi JiyaneProfessional Associate

Khosi is a registered Clinical Psychologist and an expert with more than a decade’s experience in facilitating and coaching transformative learning interventions focussed on influence, crucial conversations, negotiation, accountability and change.  She is a known television celebrity and mesmerizes audiences with her engaging style which reflects in the quality of her learning facilitation.

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Tertiary Education

BA Psychology and Sociology (Wits University)
Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management (Wits Business School)
Honours in Psychology (RAU)
Master’s in Clinical Psychology (University of Johannesburg)

Khosi Sibongiseni Jiyane
Jabu Mashinini--Professional Associate

Jabu MashininiProfessional Associate

Jabu has 20 years experience and is a seasoned Executive and Team Coach, Transformation Dialogue and Process Facilitator and an expert in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Relationship Coaching, Systems Coaching  & Diversity management training. He is the lead Facilitator for Mandela Dialogues, sponsored by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. 

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Tertiary Education

BA. (Honours) in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies - University of Natal; 2003
Programme and Project Management in Public and Development Management – University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Public and Development Management;  2007
Industrial Relations Diploma – Damelin Management School;  1997
Secondary Teachers' Diploma (2nd year) East Rand College of Education, Springs;  1997

Lee Griessel--Professional Associate | Associated Certified Meta Coach (ACMC)

Lee GriesselProfessional Associate | Associated Certified Meta Coach (ACMC)

Lee is an internationally accredited Associated Certified Meta Coach (ACMC), Meta NLP Practitioner and experienced Facilitator and specialises in developmental and transformational coaching of individuals and teams. Lee has a very strong grounding in coaching and business and has the ability to connect with people in a real and meaningful way. This combination of knowledge, skill and humanity is the basis of her unique coaching and facilitation ability. Lee is a caring and compassionate coach but does not hesitate to challenge those she works with to ensure that their outcomes are reached.

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Tertiary Education

Project Management Diploma (Damelin Management School, 1993)
Associate Certified Meta-Coach (ACMC) with the Meta Coach Foundation (MCF)
Certified Practitioner of NS & NLP

Lee Griessel
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