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Our Network

Centre for Conscious Leadership has a core structure of two founding members that is complemented by our large network of high quality associates (who we have partnered with over the last decade). Our model is driven by the synergy of numerous perspectives, a combination of expertise and experience, shared values and consulting ethics. At the heart of Centre for Conscious Leadership lies a skilled, passionate and committed world class team that consistently strive to deliver the highest quality service.

Founding Partners

Heidi Carter

Heidi Carter is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership. Her versatility and experience as a senior consultant, facilitator and executive coach has been acknowledged across a range of successful interventions and industries.

Karin Osler

Karin Osler is an experienced organisational psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership, a consulting organisation based in South Africa, specializing in leadership learning and transformation at the level of individuals, teams and organisations.

Founding Partners

Heidi Carter


Heidi Carter is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership. Her versatility and experience as a senior consultant, facilitator and executive coach has been acknowledged across a range of successful interventions and industries. These include the mineral and energy sector, financial and banking sector, fashion and retail, construction engineering, pharmaceuticals, higher education, provincial government and a range of non-profit organisations. Heidi has successfully partnered prominent public institution leaders, CEO’s, Boards and Executive teams over long-standing partnerships in dealing with whole-scale institutional repositioning and change, large-system organisational restructuring and turnarounds that have had significant impact on the bottom-line, leadership, values and culture of the entity. She has managed and steered a number of complex long-term projects with large multi-disciplinary and specialist teams. Prior to her consulting experience of the past 14 years, Heidi spent 9 years in JCI Limited, a South African Mining Finance house, formerly heading up Strategic HR and OD for the Multi-Commodity arm and, preceding this, as a strategic change agent accountable to the Executive for large scale multi-disciplinary projects. She combines a robust commercial acumen with a sharp and sensitive understanding of the interplay between the conscious and unconscious human drivers, structural, systemic and strategic dynamics that characterize organisations. She is passionate about contributing to the professional development of young Industrial Psychologists through mentoring assignments. She is energised and inspired by working with the Boards and Executive teams that display deep commitment to the sustainability of the South African democracy and the successful transformation of our society as an inseparable part of profitability and wealth creation.

Heidi is a Registered Industrial Psychologist with the Health Professional council of South Africa and holds a Master of Commerce Degree in Industrial Psychology (Cum Laude). She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and has completed two 9-month ICF Coaching programs: UK (CTI) and the USA (NCOL). She is a certified user of a range of psychological assessment tools used for teams and executive development. She is currently completing a 3-year post-graduate diploma in Mindfulness Based Interventions through the Stellenbosch University Health Sciences Faculty with a focus on applications to leadership in complex systemic change.

Contact Details

Email: heidi@ccls.co.za
Phone: +27 (82) 651-3872
Office: +27 (27) 888 – 5365
Web: www.ccls.co.za

Founding Partners

Karin Osler


Karin Osler is an experienced organisational psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership, a consulting organisation based in South Africa, specializing in leadership learning and transformation at the level of individuals, teams and organisations. She has worked both locally and overseas over the last 20 years advising a wide range of organisations in the areas of strategic planning, participative redesign processes, individual and organisational change, and leadership, values alignment and team development. As a highly regarded and experienced executive facilitator, Karin has supported CEO’s across a range of industries with customized interventions. She has done extensive work developing public policy, developing and implementing
change management and organisational transformation processes, designing and facilitating customized strategic planning processes, dialogue and team building processes. Karin has also successfully partnered and coached CEO’s on effective turnarounds that have had significant bottom line impact, and has run projects with large consulting teams that have had a measurable impact on leadership, values and culture in organisations. She has also worked with local and international Boards, facilitating Board alignment sessions. She has had experience over a number of industries including banking, telecommunications, retail, mining and minerals, as well as public sector and nongovernmental organisations. Karin has lectured on MBA programmes and various business schools and universities. Karin is passionate about exploring leadership and organisational issues from a depth perspective and delving into the heart of the basic drivers and hidden dynamics of leaders, teams and organisations.

Karin has recently completed a two-year Executive Master’s Degree in Leadership, Coaching and Change at INSEAD Business School in France. She holds another Master’s degree (cum laude) in Organisational Psychology from the University of Cape Town. She is a certified user of a range of assessment tools which include MBTI, Bar-on EQ, Enneagram and a range of 360 degree leadership and competency assessment tools.

Professional Support

Debbie Hanekom

Debbie Hanekom joined Centre for Conscious Leadership in 2006 and is currently the office manager based in Johannesburg. In her role she manages, organizes and coordinates the end to end project logistics client interventions, interfacing with the client and the Centre for Conscious Leadership associate team. She also manages the overall online psychometric assessment processes for client interventions when working with assessments such as the Emotional Intelligence 360 degree assessment, Enneagram etc. Debbie has an in-depth knowledge of the processes required behind our interventions and the assessment tools that we utilize. She is a key member of the Centre for Conscious Leadership team and has a unique people focus and problem solving capability which allows her to overcome most obstacles. Debbie started out her career in the accounting industry and has worked in a variety of industries including motoring, engineering and pathology.

Delia Rickard

Delia has been working for Centre for Conscious Leadership for the past 4 years as a Personal Assistant to Karin Osler as well as providing administrative and project support to Heidi, Debbie and other Centre for Conscious Leadership members. Delia manages the logistics and operational support for Centre for Conscious Leadership client interventions. Delia started her career in admin as an Administrator/Jewelry Assistant for a large retail company (Foschini Group head office). In 2000 she travelled to London where she worked for 7 years as a Personal Assistant/Branch Secretary for an owner managed Recruitment Agency. On her return to Cape Town Delia fulfilled many admin support roles in various industries until she was employed by Centre for Conscious Leadership.

Associates

Audrey Lebala

Audrey Lebala is an experienced Registered Industrial Psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She brings to her professional practice broad corporate and consulting experience that she gathered in her roles as an organisational development consultant, management consultant and HR generalist in various organisations.

Karen Doubell

Karen Doubell is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is recognised for her expertise and involvement in holding larger change projects, acting as consultant, facilitator and executive coach in partnering with boards and executive committees through to middle management.

Marc Feitelberg

Marc Feitelberg is the founder of the SA College of Applied Psychology. He is a clinical psychologist working in both the clinical and organizational fields. He has conducted workshops and seminars in Australia and South Africa focusing on the development of human potential and empowering the individual.

Ronnie Ndlovu

Ronnie Ndlovu is an experienced leadership development and strategy facilitator, head-hunter, career and executive coach. He started his career as an accountant for a hospital in Pennsylvania, USA. On his arrival in South Africa in 1989, he became a Business Councillor working for CE International, a division of Asea Brown Boveri.

Nolitha Tsengiwe

Nolitha Tsengiwe is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is registered Psychologist. Her focus is on transformation strategies for growth and development of individuals and groups.

Willie Visser

Willie is an Associate of Centre for Conscious Leadership and the founder of the Centre for Positive People @ Work, a consulting company that makes extensively use of the theory and research on Positive Psychology in its practice.

Lee Freemantle

Lee Freemantle is an experienced facilitator and executive coach who has a master’s degree in Industrial psychology. She works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner.

Vuyo Koyana

Vuyo Koyana is a facilitator, consultant and Psychologist / Coach. Born and raised in Umtata and currently living and working in Cape Town, Vuyo is an experienced facilitator who combines sound articulation and highly intuitive listening to the workshop and individual growth encounter.

Vicki Shaw

Vicki Shaw has spent over 18 years in the corporate arena culminating in CEO roles in dynamic start-up businesses. In addition she has held strategic and operational management roles in a range of disciplines.

Carol Allen-Payne

Carol is a Centre for Conscious Leadership associate facilitator and coach. She is an Occupational Psychologist with extensive HR experience in large blue chip companies in the UK and South Africa.

Alison du Toit

Alison du Toit is an experienced Organisational Development consultant and intern Organisational Psychologist. She has worked with various organisations in areas of strategy, leadership and change management for the past 10 years.

Founding Partners

Heidi Carter

Heidi Carter is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership. Her versatility and experience as a senior consultant, facilitator and executive coach has been acknowledged across a range of successful interventions and industries.

Karin Osler

Karin Osler is an experienced organisational psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She is a co-founder of the Centre for Conscious Leadership, a consulting organisation based in South Africa, specializing in leadership learning and transformation at the level of individuals, teams and organisations.

Professional Support

Debbie Hanekom

Debbie Hanekom joined Centre for Conscious Leadership in 2006 and is currently the office manager based in Johannesburg. In her role she manages, organizes and coordinates the end to end project logistics client interventions, interfacing with the client and the Centre for Conscious Leadership associate team. She also manages the overall online psychometric assessment processes for client interventions when working with assessments such as the Emotional Intelligence 360 degree assessment, Enneagram etc. Debbie has an in-depth knowledge of the processes required behind our interventions and the assessment tools that we utilize. She is a key member of the Centre for Conscious Leadership team and has a unique people focus and problem solving capability which allows her to overcome most obstacles. Debbie started out her career in the accounting industry and has worked in a variety of industries including motoring, engineering and pathology.

Delia Rickard

Delia has been working for Centre for Conscious Leadership for the past 4 years as a Personal Assistant to Karin Osler as well as providing administrative and project support to Heidi, Debbie and other Centre for Conscious Leadership members. Delia manages the logistics and operational support for Centre for Conscious Leadership client interventions. Delia started her career in admin as an Administrator/Jewelry Assistant for a large retail company (Foschini Group head office). In 2000 she travelled to London where she worked for 7 years as a Personal Assistant/Branch Secretary for an owner managed Recruitment Agency. On her return to Cape Town Delia fulfilled many admin support roles in various industries until she was employed by Centre for Conscious Leadership.

Associates

Audrey Lebala

Audrey Lebala is an experienced Registered Industrial Psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She brings to her professional practice broad corporate and consulting experience that she gathered in her roles as an organisational development consultant, management consultant and HR generalist in various organisations.

Karen Doubell

Karen Doubell is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is recognised for her expertise and involvement in holding larger change projects, acting as consultant, facilitator and executive coach in partnering with boards and executive committees through to middle management.

Marc Feitelberg

Marc Feitelberg is the founder of the SA College of Applied Psychology. He is a clinical psychologist working in both the clinical and organizational fields. He has conducted workshops and seminars in Australia and South Africa focusing on the development of human potential and empowering the individual.

Ronnie Ndlovu

Ronnie Ndlovu is an experienced leadership development and strategy facilitator, head-hunter, career and executive coach. He started his career as an accountant for a hospital in Pennsylvania, USA. On his arrival in South Africa in 1989, he became a Business Councillor working for CE International, a division of Asea Brown Boveri.

Nolitha Tsengiwe

Nolitha Tsengiwe is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is registered Psychologist. Her focus is on transformation strategies for growth and development of individuals and groups.

Willie Visser

Willie is an Associate of Centre for Conscious Leadership and the founder of the Centre for Positive People @ Work, a consulting company that makes extensively use of the theory and research on Positive Psychology in its practice.

Lee Freemantle

Lee Freemantle is an experienced facilitator and executive coach who has a master’s degree in Industrial psychology. She works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner.

Vuyo Koyana

Vuyo Koyana is a facilitator, consultant and Psychologist / Coach. Born and raised in Umtata and currently living and working in Cape Town, Vuyo is an experienced facilitator who combines sound articulation and highly intuitive listening to the workshop and individual growth encounter.

Vicki Shaw

Vicki Shaw has spent over 18 years in the corporate arena culminating in CEO roles in dynamic start-up businesses. In addition she has held strategic and operational management roles in a range of disciplines.

Carol Allen-Payne

Carol is a Centre for Conscious Leadership associate facilitator and coach. She is an Occupational Psychologist with extensive HR experience in large blue chip companies in the UK and South Africa.

Alison du Toit

Alison du Toit is an experienced Organisational Development consultant and intern Organisational Psychologist. She has worked with various organisations in areas of strategy, leadership and change management for the past 10 years.

Associates

Nolitha Tsengiwe

Nolitha Tsengiwe is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is registered Psychologist. Her focus is on transformation strategies for growth and development of individuals and groups.

Nolitha’s competence as a facilitator and coach lies in her extensive knowledge in human behaviour and passion for people. She has completed a coaching course (Co-active Coaching) with CTI, and is working for ICF accreditation. She has also completed a 6 months course in Core Process n Work, with Karuna Institute (UK). From a core process work approach she is able to provide a safe environment for self- exploration, discovery and growth and helping team’s process and deal with challenging issues that are keeping them stuck. Her experience in use of clinical hypnosis for change enables her to guide individuals to uncover underlying unconscious motives, assumptions, drives beliefs that influence behaviour both at an individual and a team level.

Nolitha works both as an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Nolitha has many years of work experience that include lecturing, psychotherapy and leadership training and research. She lectured at University of Transkei at post-graduate level for 6 years. In Cape Technicon she was a Student Counsellor for 5 years. She worked for 3 years as an EAP consultant for ICAS, an international organization specializing in Risk behavioural management. Nolitha is also a Psychologist in private practice. She was a former partner in the Centre for Conscious Leadership and was extensively involved as a facilitator and coaching the large-scale culture change and leadership development intervention that has spanned 8 years. Nolitha provides leadership training in varied industries, i.e. telecommunication, banking, government and non-government organizations.

Nolitha goes to retreats regularly as part of an important process of ongoing learning and reflection. She currently holds a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from University of Toledo, USA. Nolitha is a certified user of a range of assessment tools (e.g. MBTI, Bar-on EQ, 360 degree) for leadership coaching.

Associates

Vuyo Koyana

Vuyo Koyana is a facilitator, consultant and Psychologist / Coach. Born and raised in Umtata and currently living and working in Cape Town, Vuyo is an experienced facilitator who combines sound articulation and highly intuitive listening to the workshop and individual growth encounter. She has a mature understanding of how individuals can free themselves from their limitations and change, releasing a transformed sense of their environment, their paths and their ability to hold the magic of what happens when we truly begin to live to our full potential with authenticity. She imparts this to all those she comes into contact with, with great charisma, enthusiasm, warmth, simplicity and humanity.

Vuyo works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Vuyo’s professional experience coagulates as an interesting crossing of various roads in the human development field, including Personal Growth, Leadership Development, Mediation and Conflict-handling. A particular personal passion of hers lies in how we as humans can learn to meaningfully negotiate the tenuous balance between our needs and growing understanding of ourselves and the groups through which we identify ourselves (when we do) and the needs and growing understanding of the greater and inordinately complex human race. Much of this passion for Valuing Diversity is lived in her management of the Pan African Market which is a space where divergent cultures and fields of creative expertise come together. She has also been extensively involved in assisting various clients across corporate, public, social and educational settings to work with their often complex diversity issues over the last 20 years. These interventions have often also included or been interspersed with the other vast array of above-mentioned facilitation and transformation consulting skills.

Vuyo specializes in conducting programmes such as Valuing Diversity, Leadership Development, Dealing with Self During Transformation, Presentation Skills, Effective Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Brand Ambassadorship Development.

Associates

Audrey Lebala

Audrey Lebala is an experienced Registered Industrial Psychologist, executive coach and facilitator. She brings to her professional practice broad corporate and consulting experience that she gathered in her roles as an organisational development consultant, management consultant and HR generalist in various organisations including Absa, Liberty Life and Gemini Consulting where she performed project roles across various industries.

Audrey Lebala works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Her areas of expertise include executive coaching, leadership and team development, group process facilitation, organisational development and design, change management, talent management, learning and development, and psychological testing. Audrey works as an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. She works with individuals, teams and organisations in both corporate and public enterprises and has conducted a variety of assignments, to name a few, at Absa, Nedbank, Discovery and Vodacom. Audrey has been appointed to the Momentum and Investec coaching panels. She has featured on radio shows on the discussion of race relations and racism in South Africa.

Audrey holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Psychology. She is a member of International Coaches Federation. She holds a post-graduate Certificate in Coaching Practice and has completed a coaching program with Coaches Training Institute. She is a certified user of various psychometric tools including Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Emotional Intelligence Inventory and the Hogan Assessment suite.

Associates

Karen Doubell

Karen Doubell is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach. She is recognised for her expertise and involvement in holding larger change projects, acting as consultant, facilitator and executive coach in partnering with boards and executive committees through to middle management. Her versatility, intuitive energy and passion for people has been acknowledged across a range of successful interventions and industries. She advocates a practical approach, which utilizes coaching conversations or group dialogue when working with individuals or teams, developing their capacity for insight.

Karen Doubell works both as an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Prior to consulting Karen spent 10 years in the corporate arena where her experience spanned from an HR consulting role in the auditing and financial services sector, Coopers & Lybrand to retail. She fulfilled a position of National IR/HR manager for The Foschini Group where her areas of responsibility included labour law, mediation, arbitration and union/wage negotiations and management recruitment and development. Karen has run her own consultancy since 2000, assisting businesses to implement meaningful strategic change relating to human resources, labour and leadership practices. Since November 2004, Karen has worked extensively within the financial sector, assisting Standard Bank, (locally, within Africa and London) and the Liberty Group on various leadership development initiatives, acting as facilitator, project manager, course designer and feedback coach. She lectured at the Global Leadership Centre. Karen is privileged to have worked as an Associate in the Centre for Conscious Leadership in Nedbank’s Executive Leadership and Transformation process for the past 4 years. She has designed leadership frameworks and curriculum and always seeks an integrative approach. Karen is currently project leader and Executive Coach for Vodacom’s Executive Head Coaching programme. Karen practices integral coaching which builds competence, fosters personal fulfilment and opens up possibilities by drawing on that which is accessible for the individual.

Karen holds a BA Law degree, Postgraduate Labour law qualifications, and an Honours degree in Applied Psychology and she studied towards her Masters in Clinical Psychology. She has completed two Executive Coaching courses through the Centre for Coaching, UCT Business School, is completing her ICF accreditation and is certified to use various psychometric tools and evaluative instruments. Her psychology, business and legal background coupled with her understanding of the human capacity for learning and growth; place Karen in good stead to ensure sustainable results.

Associates

Lee Freemantle

Lee Freemantle is an experienced facilitator and executive coach who has a master’s degree in Industrial psychology. She works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Her distinctive expertise lies in working with senior executives and groups to develop their capacity for insight, choice and action around their most difficult issues through “dialogue skills” and action learning to enable sustainable business results. Lee’s capability as a facilitator and coach is significantly enhanced by her extensive coaching and strategy consulting experience (14 years with the Monitor Group) across diverse industries such as health care, financial, IT, agriculture, media, engineering, pharmaceuticals, management consulting, education, government and a range of non-profit organisations. Lee trained and worked locally and internationally (UK and USA) in advanced organisational learning and productive dialogue processes. Her experiences have focused on the challenges organisations face in leveraging the benefits of multiple perspectives and the diversity (cultural, cross-functional, etc.) of teams to ensure enhanced business results and more effective processes. She has specific experience in the co-design, implementation and roll-out of global coaching processes aimed at developing individual and organisational capacity for feedback. Lee’s distinctive competency lies in her passion as a coach, in working co-actively with her clients towards helping them achieve results and sustainable life changing behaviours in their lives and their careers, with the emphasis on producing integrated action and learning that leads to a more fulfilling, balanced and effective process for living.

Lee’s areas of expertise include Executive coaching, Productive dialogue facilitation and skills development, Interactive feedback skills, Strategy development and facilitation, Leadership development, Organisational learning and Team development. Lee has also completed Level II Integrative Enneagram course (individual and Team) and is an accredited Integrative Enneagram coach.

Associates

Marc Feitelberg

Marc Feitelberg is the founder of the SA College of Applied Psychology. He is a clinical psychologist working in both the clinical and organizational fields. He has conducted workshops and seminars in Australia and South Africa focusing on the development of human potential and empowering the individual. Marc works as an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership, runs a part-time private clinical practice and consults to various organizations and companies as an independent practitioner.

Mark works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. He has lectured for the last 6 years on the executive MBA, MBA and Executive Management programmes at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. His organizational work includes teaching process-oriented group facilitation and he works with management teams looking at leadership issues, Emotional Intelligence, team conflicts and unconscious dynamics. He is featured regularly on Cape Talk Radio and writes for several magazine publications. Marc has a passion for working with group processes and adopts both an experiential learning and Tavistock group relations’ model in most of his work.

He has studied process-oriented psychology under Arnold Mindell and has been working with minority issues in groups for the last 15 years. Whilst living in Australia, Marc was also a senior lecturer at the Australian College of Applied Psychology in Sydney. Marc has been working as a trainer, facilitator and consultant with SAB for the last 6 years. Work with SAB include the following: group facilitation skills training for most of BIS employees, facilitation of team building sessions in various divisions, leadership and emotional intelligence training for the Sales Academy, working with the Programme Office and assisting various individuals with curriculum structure. Marc is also currently involved with ‘Leadership for Growth’, ‘Project 6- Pack’ and MDP. Marc has a particular interest in working with Diversity and Leadership issues in groups and has done extensive training in this field in South Africa and overseas. Marc holds a Bachelor of Social Science, a BA (Hons) and an MA in Clinical Psychology.

Associates

Ronnie Ndlovu

Ronnie Ndlovu is an experienced leadership development and strategy facilitator, head-hunter, career and executive coach. He started his career as an accountant for a hospital in Pennsylvania, USA. On his arrival in South Africa in 1989, he became a Business Councillor working for CE International, a division of Asea Brown Boveri. In this role, he advised small businesses and not-for-profit companies on various business strategies and their implementation. He progressed to head up the Corporate Social Investment division. Ronnie demonstrates a strong understanding of strategy, organizational dynamics and the role of people as a source of competitive advantage. Experience gained in large corporates and in the executive search business has exposed him to working alongside international executives from Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, the USA, UK, Ireland, Singapore, New Zealand, and Australia. He also has extensive experience in evaluating executives’ suitability, especially cultural fit, for roles in a wide range of companies, both South African and multinationals. These experiences and insights gained have proven useful in facilitation and coaching.

Ronnie works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. He has conducted assignments for clients in the scientific research industry, transport, IT and education sectors. His facilitation and coaching experience spans both public and private sector companies, e.g. strategy for the Corporate Affairs Department for the then Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism; Human Resources Strategy for the Human Sciences Research Council’s Human Resources Department; strategy for the Gauteng City Region Academy; and leadership development – personal mastery and team effectiveness for Nedbank and the South African Civil Aviation Authority. Ronnie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, has completed a 6-month training course in coaching with The People Business and a yearlong programme with the Coaches Training Institute.

Associates

Alison du Toit

Alison du Toit is an experienced Organisational Development consultant and intern Organisational Psychologist. She has worked with various organisations in areas of strategy, leadership and change management for the past 10 years. Alison is a skilled facilitator who offers a systemic approach to the unique and complex challenges for individuals and teams. She is a strong believer in the use of engagement and dialogue as leverages to ensure that all perspectives are considered. Her passion for connecting with the heart and head of people truly enables her to integrate business with the growth of the people.

Alison has specialised in the design, development, coordination and facilitation of more than 20 Large Group Interactive Events focusing on strategy formulation, strategy communication, role clarification, culture change and transformation and business unit engagement to enhance performance. These engagements require significant project management and process consulting to ensure an effective burning platform has been created.

Alison works as both an associate of the Centre for Conscious Leadership and as an independent practitioner. Alison has an informal but energetic approach to her work and always encourages work/ life balance for both herself and her clients.

Alison holds an Honours degree in Industrial- and Organisational Psychology from the University of South Africa and as an intern Organisational Psychologist has recently completing her Master’s degree in this field.

Associates

Vicki Shaw

Vicki Shaw has spent over 18 years in the corporate arena culminating in CEO roles in dynamic start-up businesses. In addition she has held strategic and operational management roles in a range of disciplines from HR, recruitment, marketing and sales in a variety of industries such as IT, Venture Capital, Property Development as well as the non-profit sector. She fulfilled the position of Chief Executive Officer of HBD Venture Capital and the Shuttleworth Foundation, and also assisted various small businesses as a Board member to implement meaningful strategic and le
adership practices.

In April 2006 Vicki joined the Centre for Conscious Leadership, and in 2007 took over the role of Chief Executive, driving and managing the establishment, structuring and strategizing of the company. In addition, Vicki worked with the founding partners in managing the interface and relationship with the Nedbank Board of directors, Centre for Conscious Leadership’s largest client at the time. Centre for Conscious Leadership now operates as a network of Associates and Vicki remains active in the associate community while also managing Centre for Conscious Leadership’s business contracts and her own consulting and coaching business.

Vicki’s areas of expertise and interest include: Entrepreneurship, Enneagram Team facilitation, General Management, Strategy, Mentoring and Coaching. Vicki brings a strong understanding of strategy and organizational dynamics to executive and management coaching relationships as well as experience in mentoring teams in all operational disciplines. In her different roles as CE she has built a sound understanding of the strategic and operational challenges facing organizations and executives and applies this experience pragmatically in her coaching approach. Vicki has a passion for assisting people in reaching their full potential and has a particular interest in developing young people and entrepreneurs in business.

Vicki holds a BA in Applied Psychology, a Marketing Degree from the IMM and an MBA from the University of Hull in the U.K. She has completed the CTI Co-Active Coaching course and is a member of the International Coaching Federation. She is also an accredited Integrative Enneagram coach. Vicki has also attended various courses on Process Oriented Training, Systems Thinking, Mapping and Collective Learning and Thinking and Process Coaching.

Associates

Carol Allen-Payne

Carol is a Centre for Conscious Leadership associate facilitator and coach. She is an Occupational Psychologist with extensive HR experience in large blue chip companies in the UK and South Africa. Her areas of expertise are: Executive coaching, Leadership and team development; Group facilitation and process design; Human Resources strategy development and implementation; Assessment, recruitment and selection. She pragmatically combines her business experience with her skills as an occupational psychologist to enable individuals and teams to access and unlock their potential and achieve meaningful growth.