Mongezi C Makhalima (Chartered Coach-ABCCCP)

March 31, 2016

image001(1)Mongezi is an organisation development specialist, organisational learning expert & Executive coach with over 20 years experience in corporates and NGO’s focusing on Human resources, talent management and change management. He is currently the MD of Mzantsi Leadership Development, and the director at the Pretoria Centre for Work-Based learning, a professional development outfit that prepares people for entry into the professions of Project Management, Accounting, Organisation Development, Local Government and Entrepreneurship. He is also chairman of The Entrepreneurship Academy of South Africa, and sits as non-executive director on several boards in the NGO, film and music sectors.

On Work/Business Experience
He is currently the Chairperson of the Africa Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology, former chairperson of the Membership Criteria and Standards of Competence committee with COMENSA, former Deputy Provincial Chairperson of the Gauteng provincial chapter. Mongezi is also one of the founding members of the Special Interest Group on Consulting and Coaching psychology with the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychologists of South Africa (SIOPSA).He is one of the global founding members of the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP).

On Executive and Leadership Coaching
He holds a BCom in Industrial Psychology and Business management, an MBA through the University of the North West, an MA in Coaching Psychology (Work-based Learning) from Middlesex University in the UK as well as a post-graduate certificate in group process consultancy (using the tavistock methodology) through the University of South Africa. Mongezi is a Doctoral fellow in Organisational Psychology with the Commonwealth University in the UK. Mongezi has presented and written widely on the subject of coaching, mentoring and leadership. Mongezi’s clients are global and local organisations that include:

MTN, Sasol, Department of Education, Eskom, CITI Bank, FNB, Rio Tinto, De Beers, Vodacom, Allan-Gray Orbis, IDC, SEDA, Barclays PLC, Ernest & Young, KPMG & Deloittes

Coaching Philosophy & Approach
Mongezi believes that organisations grow because individuals within organisations grow. Organisations learn & change because individuals learn to change. His coaching & consulting approach is designed to create a space for leaders and talent to learn and grow in a safe, nonjudgemental but challenging space. Key to this approach is creating awareness of systemic relationships as well conscious and unconscious processes that influence the journey from good to great.