Jenny is an executive coach who also works in change management and developing executive teams. Her past employers include Old Mutual and Deloitte & Touche. Of her working style, she says:
- I think like a psychologist but I wear a business hat.
- I don't believe people are victims of their personalities and I do believe people can change...
- but I acknowledge that change comes hard.
- I look for ways to help people understand themselves and others.
- I am pragmatic and goal-orientated.
Extensive executive coaching experience at senior managerial and executive/director levels in Financial Services and Retail, and across an array of other small, medium, and large businesses. Facilitation of customised once-off or ongoing team development (team coaching) processes. Change Management training and coaching.
With Old Mutual she was involved in HR management for start-up businesses, and in Recruitment & Assessment (for selection and development purposes) and the development of a Talent Management function focussed on the top talent of the company.
With Deloitte & Touche, change Management and consulting across a number of clients/businesses engaged in
large scale change, process engineering, & the implementation of enterprise-wide technology (Oracle and SAP).Exposure to international expertise and change management methodologies.
At Old Mutual: running the Employee Benefits business in Gauteng as Regional Manager of the "direct" side of the business for 2 ½ years. She gained hands-on business management experience with a large staff complement of professional and operations staff. Prior to this she occupied both specialist and managerial roles in Human Resources Management, developing expertise across the board in respect of HRM, and gaining particular experience in psychometric assessment.
M.A. (Industrial and Organisational Psychology).
Registered as a psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Various professional, business and leadership development programs: Old Mutual Business School, London Business School, Stellenbosch Graduate School of Business, UCT Graduate School of Business, Deloitte & Touche,Institute of Marketing.
Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in.