Jean-Paul is an educator, facilitator, leadership and sustainability professional, mindfulness coach and permaculture instructor, who has global experience on 4 continents and exposure in a wide range of contexts.

He has 5 years of experience designing, hosting and facilitating transformational leadership processes for small and medium-sized organisations from the private and NGO sectors, as well as leading multi-stakeholder processes in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sweden and India. He has also worked in designing and delivering a leadership programme with Future Leaders Global in Zimbabwe.

He is a Yoga instructor as well, and as such he works extensively with presence, mindfulness and self-development. He believes strongly in the power of pausing, self-reflection, deep listening, and dialogue as essential tools for individuals and their organisations, to help them create inclusive, respectful and creative spaces where new understanding, ideas and collaborations can emerge.

Jean-Paul holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability from BTH in Sweden. He also has an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering from UCT and over 10 years of teaching experience in Oman, South Africa, England and Ecuador.