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Casper Oelofsen is an international executive business coach and thinking partner to his clients.
His passion is to assist clients (individuals and teams) to develop best practices to increase the quality of their thinking in complex environments. He has a strong background in entrepreneurship, strategy and business consulting. Casper is a founder of various enterprises where he's acted at both executive and non-executive levels.
Casper is a leader in assisting clients to perform in the complexity and diversity of the “world of work”. He combines his knowledge and practice of business with tools and applications to help his clients understand the VUCA world, create capacity and healthy resilience in a world that is increasingly demanding. Casper’s experience as a professional sportsman also informs his understanding and design of new skills for the new normal. The world of professional sport and work demands similar applications to ensure “future fit” leaders and or teams. Casper is a leading expert on complexity and how applied mindfulness and the Enneagram Assessment combination can support clients to thrive, rather than just survive, in the ever changing world of today.
Casper is a sought-after presenter on Mindfulness and the impact of complexity on resilience and the quality thinking of clients in the new normal. He has taught and presented on this topic internationally. Most recently in Copenhagen, Melbourne, Budapest, Helsinki, London, Cairo and New Delhi.
Casper was one of the founding members (Chairman of the Board Keymatrix at age 32) who then became Capitec Bank Ltd (voted best bank in the world: https://www.fin24.com/Companies/Financial-Services/why-sas-capitec-is-best-bank-in-the-world-20170627-2)
After the listing of Capitec on the Stock Exchange he left the company and broaden his entrepreneurial reach. He played a fundamental role in the establishment of the nationwide Cash Crusaders Retail Group, and he is still invested in small and medium size businesses. He has board-level organizational experience and understands the tough demands on leaders who constantly need to drive change and growth amidst the complexity of their environment.
Some examples of Clients of Mindfulleadership: MunichRe, Hewlet Packard, Johnson & Johnson Group, Woolworths, Santam, British Petroleum (BP), Philadelphia Academies Inc (USA), Beiersdorf Intl, Discovery Health, Multichoice (Mweb), Jupiter Drawing Room, Quirk, Sanlam, Nedbank, Old Mutual SA, Futuregrowth, Athena, Partners in Performance (PIP), Standard Bank, ABSA, McKinsey India, Comptia, Coronation, RMB, TransUnion, Coronation, Bauba Ltd, and other.
“Casper was outstanding - very knowledgeable, engaging and modelled the application of Leadership in complexity.”
“Casper's engagement was exceptional, and connected content in real and meaningful ways.”
“There's no doubt that the experience of being in the room with Casper is special considering his extensive knowledge and experience. His interaction and facilitation style and ability to hold space second to none.”
Casper is a registered member of Comensa (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa), the Neuroleadership Institute based in Sydney Australia, The Institute for Mindfulness in South Africa (IMISA), The International Regulator of Coaching (ICRM), The International Coach Federation (ICF), The Coaching for Stress Association. Casper is an accredited Professional Enneagram Teacher (International Enneagram Association) Casper has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Science (University of Stellenbosch) and a 3 Year Post Graduate Certification in The Design of Mindfulness Based Offerings (University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Medicine). Casper is currently studying Complex Adaptive Systems (Cynefin) and AI through University of Helsinki (Finland)
Dina started her career as an accountant and migrated into the profession of organisational psychology. She was a founder member of Capitec Bank, HR director for STANLIB asset management and is now working as an external consultant, coach and facilitator with a pragmatic understanding of the world of executive leadership. She is recognized for her ability to work with a wide variety of complex leadership challenges, from strategy to organisation development and team dynamics. She works with individual leaders, management and executive teams in various industries. Designing and facilitating conversations between different businesses, functions and units to enable collaboration and innovation across silo’s are the challenges she enjoys most.
She worked on local and international business transformation projects over the past 17 years in Nedbank, Microsoft, Woolworths, Old Mutual, V&A Waterfront, Vodacom, The Jupiter Drawing Room, Volkswagen Brazil, Coca-Cola, Department of Water Affairs, Discovery, Liberty and Total. She lectured at Stellenbosch Business School and is a plenary speaker at international conferences.
A variety of frameworks and disciplines inform her work: Psychology, Business Science, Strategy Development & Execution, Process Oriented Change, Mindfulness, Complex Adaptive Systems Theory, Organisation Design and Development, Value Chain Integration, Thinking Environment and Ecological Intelligence.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND (University of Stellenbosch)
Masters (Cum Laude) in Psychology (2001)
Honours (Cum Laude) in Industrial Psychology (1999)
B.Comm. Management Accounting (1995)
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