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OUR TEAM

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OUR TEAM

Charles White

South Africa

Charles has been involved as a Venture Capitalist in a number of businesses. His major goal when working with businesses is to see growth through people. Charles received much of his business training while working for Bayer (SA). He has attended various management  development and business administration courses during his career and has the gift to cut through issues. He combines creativity and implementation in a unique way, which result in the development and implementation of successful marketing plans. He has come from a previously disadvantaged background to take an active role in the upliftment and empowerment of people through education and business in Cape Town.

Alistaire Lategan

South Africa

 Alistair’s journey of empowering leaders was inspired by being exposed to some amazing leaders spanning over 30 years. It was through this experience that he realised his purpose of “creatively facilitating leaders’ unique contribution to the world”. He spent 12 years in a leadership role of Director of Student Life and three years as Director of Marketing & Development at Cape Theological Seminary. He completed his studies with a master’s in cross-cultural studies with a focus on leadership. At the same time he worked to equip himself as an accredited business and executive coach.

He is excited about his role at Prowess Leadership Institute because of this dynamic team’s belief that it is possible to lead with righteous standards.  He’s learnt that one of the most powerful ways to make a change in the world is through leaders who are passionate about their own brand and who are committed to empower others to do the same.

Renier Schonken

South Africa

Renier has a strong financial background, having received his training as an article clerk with Ernst & Young (Chartered Accountants) in Cape Town, South Africa. He formed his own Business Development Consulting Company in 1992, and has provided financial management and/or strategy consulting services for a wide range of companies, including Investec Asset Management, Swartland Group, CISA (Southern Africa) and World Bank. Renier also serves on the National Board of the ICCC in South Africa and is also the Regional Chairman of the Western Cape Chamber. His major contribution to business leaders, entrepreneurs and organizations is to develop people, strategies and coach management during the  implementation of such strategies as to achieve the best outcome for all long-term stakeholders. His approach motivates all people in the organization to take ownership of the problems and to take responsibility for finding the solutions, which releases the leader from management tasks into his/her full potential as a leader.

Martin van der Merwe

South Africa

Eddie de Beer

South Africa

Jenny Jacobsson

Sweden

Jenny has a background in banking as a client executive and bank manager. She has also served several years as international director, focusing holistically on poverty reduction in developing countries. She specializes is in assisting enterprises and organizations to develop by
optimizing resources, installing corporate entrepreneurship and sustainability. Other areas include African business development and facilitating business partnerships between Swedish and African companies. Her driving force is to see transformed leaders and enterprises.

Svante Hektor

Sweden

Svante currently lives in Sweden, but has led an international and multicultural life since childhood in East Africa. He travels extensively and has visited about 50 countries worldwide, most of them in a professional capacity. With an engineering background, substantial experience in media and communication strategy, roots in education and educational leadership, he has trained teachers, developed and mentored leaders of different kinds at various levels on numerous continents. One of the strengths Svante has developed over the years, is an analytical mind and the ability to understand and lead people from different cultures, worldviews and religious backgrounds. He manages Swedish, English and Swahili languages professionally. His biggest joy is to see people grow, develop and excel. He is owner and founder of Mentors Across AB.

Rene Kiamba

Kenya

Rene Kiamba is an organizer and motivator, with strong training, teaching, communications and negotiation skills. He loves to challenge and draw out the best in individuals by helping them think out of the box, and to connect the dots and see the big picture with clarity, and encouraging them to seek innovative solutions to confront the future. Rene has a passion to see individuals, organizations, nations and especially the continent of Africa transformed to become what they were intended to be, and to be inspired by a higher vision and purpose for the future. Through mentoring, coaching and empowering, he encourages individuals to pursue full personal release towards true potential in life. Following a highly successful career in sales and marketing in various blue-chip companies for over 25 years, Rene founded A New Thing Ltd, a marketing consulting company that supports the implementation of the Johnson & Johnson corporate social responsibility work in Sub-Sahara Africa over the past 8 years. Rene serves as President of the International Christian Chamber of Commerce – Kenya, and is engaged in prophetic and strategic intercession.

Peter Kangamba

Zambia

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