Jacques van Heerden MBC, ELI-MP, CCP is a passionate internationally accredited Mentor Business Coach (MBCI, Aus), Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (iPEC) and Comensa Crediatialised Practitioner (CCP) who is committed to help individuals and business rediscover their reason for being and spark immediate action through a tailored process of strategic thinking, planning and implementation. He inspires leaders to build effectively engaged teams that deliver outstanding organisational results. He has had the privilege to witness small businesses multiply into groups of companies.
He can confirm that sailing off into the sunset for battle-weary CEO's falls well within the art of the possible as teams become truly empowered and self-directed.
Jacques graduated from Mentors and Business Coaches International, Australia (MBC) in 2006 as a Mentor Business Coach and he earned his Energy Leadership Master Practitioner (EL-MP) Certificate from iPEC, New Jersey in 2013. He has been an active member of the Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA) since 2009 and the International Coach Federation since 2010.
Jacques’ background covers considerable experience in operations management in a World Class manufacturing environment with in-depth exposure to Sales & Marketing, Strategic Business Analysis and ERP business consulting.
He has served as both executive and non-executive director of several companies adding value in diverse fields such as B-BBEE, Training & Development, Wellness & Occupational Health, Mentoring and Coaching, Human Resource Management, Solar Water Heating manufacture, Electro-winning cell manufacture, Waste Water Treatment Design & Supply and Enterprise Development.
As Co-Founder and CEO of the Mufasa Coaching Practice (Pty) Ltd, he has a clear vision to inspire coaches to engage and thrive sustainably within interdependent communities in order to impact and holistically transform the individuals and businesses in the marketplace and society at large. As CEO of Gryphon Enterprise Development (Pty) Ltd he has broadened this vision to build sustainable and resilient business communities and uses the A-Round Ten business Cluster programme and grassroots internship programme to achieve this.