Alex is a seasoned change management specialist,management consultant and executive coach and mentor with over 30 years multi-industry experience in Europe, USA and Africa. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems.
Alex pioneered the Shared Services function at Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (D&B), widely considered the global leaders in Business Information. As director of the UK Shared Services Centre (a function he pioneered at D&B) he built a high performance team and led re-engineering and innovative initiatives, which resulted in significant cost savings and improvements in service levels.
Alex worked on change initiatives in the USA and across the European divisions of D & B in Germany, France, Italy and Belgium. He also held the position of Director of Finance of D&B Europe Ltd.
Alex was the CIO of AngloGold Ashanti with responsibility for the Group’s Global Information and Knowledge Management function from May 2005 to April 2010.
He has a unique insight into organisational culture and the importance of culture in the successful implementation of strategy and draws on his extensive experience to assist executives to achieve positive and sustainable behavior changes as well as enhanced organizational performance.
Alex currently provides change management advice and consulting services to a number of organisations. He coaches senior executives and managers in both the private and public sectors and facilitates workshops on strategy, organisational culture, business process management and team effectiveness.
Alex is a non-executive director of Barclays Africa Group, Business Connexion, Consolidated Infrastructure Group, Mazor Group and Safintra.
Having earned an extensive and successful reputation consulting to organisations on psychometric assessment, team development and facilitation of training interventions that include Mastering Emotional Intelligence, Effective Thinking Skills, Effective Strategic Thinking Skills and Line Manager as Coach programmes, the natural transition for Bronwen was to move into leadership coaching.
Bronwen is passionate about self-esteem and the impact that this has on leadership behaviour and the development of healthy organizational cultures. As a coach, Bronwen favours an appreciate inquiry, cognitive behavioural and holistic approach which focuses on building self-awareness, leveraging off individual’s strengths as well as understanding the strengths of those around oneself. She is particularly skilled in building self-esteem, stress management and EQ competencies with a focus on tracking the emotion, thought, behaviour continuum and understanding the impact of values on behaviour. She grounds her coaching process with selective and value adding psychometric assessments to accelerate self-awareness and understanding.