Hank leads our global consulting and is an internationally recognized leadership development strategist, facilitator, keynote speaker, consultant, coach and author on the subject of Strategic Business Leadership and Personal Mastery. With a background in the ICT industry and over 15 Years of experience with global leadership development organizations such as The Ken Blanchard Companies, Roche Martin (EQ), Wiley (DiSC + Patrick Lencioni).
He has worked with an impressive array of clients from “C” level to supervisors in over 26 countries in a wide range of industries including ICT, Finance, Engineering, Mobile Telecommunications, Mining, Pharmaceutical, Health, Aged Care, Recruitment, FMCG, Manufacturing and Banking.
His extensive experience of combining pragmatic Leadership Development through Dilemma Reconciliation and Servant Leadership enables the support of culture and business challenges by making them real through simplifying complex problems with alignment of Organizational Culture and Team Member programs at all levels to ensure they achieve their objectives. He delivers a thought-provoking message with his energetic and entertaining style that maintains interest and engagement throughout.
Hank is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders through his Teenage Resilience Program called “Yes I Can – Resilience” Which has been translated into 10 Languages.
“Hank van der Merwe delivers a powerful message. An outstanding speaker, coach and consultant, he lives the message he gives. No matter what your circumstances are, after working with Hank, you will leave feeling smarter, more capable and more excited about your work, your life, and your possibilities.” Jesse Lyn Stoner, (Best Selling Author of Full Steam Ahead)