Dr. Brett Solomon
Dr Brett Solomon
Brett is the CEO of The Kinetic Leadership Institute and for two decades he has been equipping leaders to advance their personal and organisational performance. With a Doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership, he is a leadership expert, organisational development consultant and a specialist when it comes to assisting organisations to achieve significant improvements in safety, employee engagement and leadership effectiveness.

 

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.

 

Safety Experience

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 He has been an advocate for companies to abandon outdated strategies and embrace a new philosophy when it comes to creating a resilient safety culture.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.

Greg Heger
Greg Heger
Greg has been a professional consultant for the last twenty years in the field of safety culture. He has an innate ability to understand an organisation’s needs and translate theory into practical solutions. Using these skills, Greg is a specialist in designing and implementing safety leadership and culture change programmes.

 

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 Muchiriri
Satchmore Muchiriri
Satchmore is a seasoned HSEC practitioner in both mining and manufacturing industries. He has worked as a SHE manager for BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Universal Leaf Africa throughout Southern Africa. With this as a background, Satchmore is a proven leader with a long track record of successfully facilitating culture transformation strategies at an executive level. As such, he has highly developed skills in influencing and collaborating with people with diverse backgrounds at all levels of an organisation.

 

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.

Manie Bosman
Manie Bosman
Manie draws on more than 20 years of international work in executive leadership, organisational development, strategic planning and cross-cultural communication. He holds a Master’s degree in Organisational Leadership and his core focuses include the neuroscience of leadership, strengths-based development, diversity management and organisational communication. Over the years he has published numerous articles on these and other topics. Manie is also a certified StrengthsFinder and DISC360 coach and a member of the Global Speakers Federation and Professional Speakers Association. Manie has presented workshops in several African countries as well as in Madagascar and the Ukraine.
Ramona Engelbrecht
Ramona Engelbrecht
Ramona is well respected in the field of neuroscience and employee wellness. She is a captivating communicator and has facilitated numerous neuroleadership training programmes in the health and safety community. Ramona has a Master’s degree in Psychology. Using cognitive psychology, she specialises in building healthy and resilient safety cultures in high risk organisations. She has worked with several prestigious companies in designing and implementing their wellness, induction and training programmes. Ramona also does one-on-one coaching with senior managers and executives in order to enhance their personal and organisational performance.
Marcel Hattingh
Marcel Hattingh
Marcel was co-founder and director of the City Changers Institute – a multidisciplinary higher educational platform. He holds a structured and research-based PhD ABD in Organisational Leadership.  Marcel is also a certified xpand International facilitator and a qualified Shadowmatch and DISC behavioural profiling consultant with Persolog (Germany). Marcel’s expertise ranges from the development and implementation of executive leadership development and coaching programmes with companies such as Bigen Africa, to human capital development programmes with listed corporations such as the ADvTECH and Curro groups. Having served on the boards of a number of NPOs, Marcel has significant experience pertaining to organisational strategy development and the implementation thereof.
Jaco Geyser
Jaco Geyser
With more than 15 years’ experience in the mining and construction industries, Jaco is one of the most well-known and influential safety practitioners in the Northern Cape. He has worked as a senior SHERQ manager all over South Africa and parts of West Africa in a range of commodities including, gold, coal, diamonds, iron ore, manganese and lime. Under his leadership, he has developed numerous safety officers into highly capable safety managers. He is a registered practitioner at SAIOSH, is certified in legal liability and has his blasting ticket.  He is a champion in helping companies move beyond compliance to having a resilient safety culture.
Anton Swanepoel
Anton Swanepoel
Anton is a certified financial planner professional and a former Financial Planner of the Year finalist. Anton holds a Master’s Degree in Mercantile Law and is the author of eighteen books and financial services industry manuals on leadership, ethics, trust, compliance, business management and investment planning. He was the co-founder and executive director of Cutting Edge Training and Consulting. Since 2002 he is a sought after speaker in all of these fields.
Carol-Anne van Loggerenberg
Carol-Anne van Loggerenberg
Carol-Anne is truly a public figure as a regular conference speaker and has a wealth of experience in personal development. She gets excited about seeing individuals and their teams rise to their full potential. She is a certified Persolog DISC trainer and a licensed Shadowmatch consultant. Her expertise is in personal resilience, team mastery and conflict management. Carol-Anne is also a certified xpand International coach advising executives on personal and strategic leadership.
Marinus Bell
Marinus Bell
Marinus has more than 20 years experience in developing people’s potential. Using brain-based technologies, he is passionate about investing in people and organisations to help them out-think, out-learn and out-perform their competition. As an indepent consultant for Neuro-link, Marinus is an expert in the field of neuroscience and workplace learning. He specialises in optimising people’s performance by focusing on mental health, leadership development, emotional intelligence and minimising the possibility of human error. As a seasoned motivational speaker he is a regular host on radio and television talk shows with regards to people development.
Gerald Langeveld
Gerald Langeveld
Gerald is a highly competent facilitator and coach partnering with organisations to develop authentic leaders. As a qualified Insights practitioner, he specialises in personal development, team dynamics and transformational leadership. Gerald is and has had the privilege of working with many multinational organisations, such as Anglo American and De Beers Consolidated Mines. He is an accredited facilitator for their flagship leadership training programmes. Gerald is also an associated lecturer in risk management at the Universities of Cape Town and Pretoria.
Dr. Lourens Toerien
Dr Lourens Toerien
For more than 25 years Lourens has been a strategic leader consultant. With an Advanced Arts of Professional Business Coaching, he is a world-class executive coach. Lourens has helped worked with numerous business leaders to reach new heights of success. Most people are either resistant to change or have such deep-seated habits that they struggle to change. Combined with his knowledge of business success and understanding of human behaviour models, Lourens uses an organic internalised approach that has proven results.

“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