Merlene Nieuwoudt

Executive and Business Coach
Milnerton & West Coast, Cape Town
Mobile Number: 0834741663
Email Address:
Milnerton, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Senior executive and consultant with 20+ years’ experience at director level within numerous international FTSE 100 and Blue Chip organizations focusing on all major disciplines of business viz General Management, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Human Resources, IT and Operations.

Merlene has her Masters in Coaching, MCC plus PCC Integral Coaching qualifications through the University of Cape Town, Graduate Business School and is New Ventures West and ICF credentialed. Merlene is currently on the CCT program with Stanford University’s CCARE and the Compassion Institute. She has completed MBI Mindfulness Based Interventions M1 as well as MBSR. She uses  Mindfulness interventions and Compassion Cultivation in her practice.

She is an accredited Enneagram practitioner plus studied under Claudio Naranjo, SAT Program, Paris.  She also holds a Doctorate in Business Administration, DBA and MBA.

Founded Business Dynamics Consultancy in 1998. Website link:

Merlene enjoys working  with executives, top talent and C-clients to focus on their developmental priorities and build their leadership capacity plus focus on health and wellbeing; she also works with  individuals as well as groups and teams to build the leadership skill sets associated with high performance: innovation, collaboration, conflict resolution, clear and aligned goals, consensus building, decision making and flexibility.

Key coaching and mentoring areas include: C-suite competencies; Executive and Corporate; Health and Wellness;  Personal Development/ PDPs; Management; Transformation; Grief/  Loss; Career Change;  Transition and Life Coaching; Stress Management; Relationships; Conflict and Mediation; Emotional Intelligence; 360 evaluation programs.

Merlene offers a safe quiet confidential environment for her clients to relax and engage with the issues and challenges that they are facing. She also consults via phone or Skype and is available, locally, nationally and internationally.

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