Denise has extensive coaching experience through working with a vast array of leaders from 32 countries in 6 continents. With a passion for diversity and transformation, Denise enjoys working in multicultural settings, offering individual or team coaching, team facilitation, training and coach supervision.
She ably adapts her strength-based approach to each client’s context, facilitating client-centered sustainable solutions.
As a life-long learner, Denise keeps abreast of key leadership thinking and collated her key dimensions gained personally, professionally, as well as through her clients, into a blended online learning package. She is passionate about growing global leadership, with her deepest commitment being to growing equitable, high functioning talent and potential in South Africa.
Her approach to coaching is pragmatic and highly engaging.
Denise studied Leadership & Management and Public Health through Wits Business School and Wits School of Public Health respectively. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation, a Certified Appreciative Inquiry Coach as well as a Certified Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ) Coach. She is also a Registered Coach with COMENSA, as well as a Registered Coach Supervisor.
Her clients are mostly Executives and Senior leaders and she has worked across many different industries including Capitec, Coca Cola, South African Medical Research Council, Telkom, Allan Gray, Mutlichoice and many others
Prior to launching her Coaching Practice, Denise spent a decade in CEO and Executive Director roles, head hunted to turnaround or transform organisations. She successfully navigated national and international organisations through intensive culture change, restructures, rebranding and change management, in both profit and non-profit sectors. She served on numerous Boards and Trusts acting as a guide and mentor to individuals and senior management teams. This significant expertise enables Denise to masterfully observe the larger culture and system at play and connect broader organisational themes, as an invaluable source of client information.
These variety of strengths are evident through countless client recommendations, testifying to Denise’s ability to facilitate transformation across a wide spectrum of sectors through responsive, relevant and integrated approaches.