Brett is a recognised leader in combining neuroscience, change management and leadership theory to drive cultural transformation processes. He has enjoyed working with companies like ABSA, Momentum Wealth, PPC Cement, The JD Group, Telkom, Ashburton Wealth as well as the cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane.
Brett has done extensive work within the safety industry. He has been an advocate for companies to abandon outdated strategies and embrace a new philosophy when it comes to creating a resilient safety culture. This fresh approach enables leaders to influence people’s attitudes and sense of personal responsibility in collectively building safe working environments.
He has also played a pivotal role in numerous safety culture change initiatives with prestigious mining companies Anglo American, Glencore Alloys, Aveng Moolmans and Assmang.
Brett specialises in neuroleadership, particular understanding what drives human behaviour when it comes to making safety decisions. Using this knowledge, he has been involved in projects throughout Australia, locally with BHP Billiton and Impala Platinum, the petrochemical and power industry in Saudi Arabia, as well as Dominion Diamond in Canada.
He is a regular speaker at NOSHCON as well as the African OHS Conference. He is an avid writer and has several articles published in SHEQ Management and ASSE’s Safety Professional magazine.
He has worked with numerous multinationals within the mining, cementitious and heavy industry on four continents. Some of the companies include Anglo American, Glencore, Samancor, Assmang, Aveng Moolmans, Murray & Roberts, Afrisam and PPC Cement, Mondi, Goldfields, Anglogold Ashanti and Tongaat Hulett Sugar.
Satchmore has impressive qualifications including a MBA, Master’s degree in Project Management and a specialised HSE Master’s degree. He is a seasoned communicator and regular speaks at safety conferences on the subjects of health and safety, leadership, culture and the neuroscience behind human error.
“The only thing of real importance that leaders do is to create and manage culture. If you do not manage culture, it manages you” – Edgar Schein