Heidi van Rooyen
Heidi is a certified coach, and runs retreats and workshops on contemplative writing practice. She is a social scientist with a PhD in psychology. She has worked in HIV policy, practice and research for over 23 years. She juggles the responsibilities of a large, active community-based research programme with the academic demands of publishing, conferencing and generating ideas for new studies. Central to this balancing act is a daily writing practice.
Manqoba is a qualified coach through Results Coaching Systems. He is passionate about personal development and lives to cultivate human potential in others to live their life to the fullest. His strengths as a coach are his commitment and his ability to inspire others. Manqoba has a background in conservation and environmental education. He has been working in the NGO sector for more than 5 years driving projects and facilitating leadership development training.
Simone is a qualified Neuroleadership coach. She is passionate about sustainability and the use of nature and wilderness for human healing and personal development. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Management Coaching. Simone has a background in communications, outdoor leadership work and project management. She has worked in the Environmental NPO sector for ten years and is currently a Deputy Director at the Wildlands Conservation Trust managing and developing programmes that address citizenship, sustainability leadership, environmental awareness and capacity building.