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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Lt Gen (Dr) Molefe Fani
Divisional Commissioner: Supply Chain and Assets in the SAPS. He is a person with strong competence in policy formulation and implementation based on developed strategy and any other preferred platform. He is also a researcher with experience in transformation and leadership, supply chain management, and business models and strategy. Areas of specialization are: Supply chain management, Strategy formulation and implementation, Operations management, Business modelling, Research and development, Business integration and improvement.

Bishop Dr Sidwell Mokgothu
Sidwell is a former liberation struggle activist in the different formations of the South African liberation struggle: Student, Youth, Civic and an Ecumenical leader grounded in social justice. He holds a BA Honours in Human Resource Development, an M Phil in Spirituality and a PHD focusing on racial integration. He is a passionate trainer, speaker, coach, retreat leader who has presented at international platforms. He is an ardent proponent of a spirituality that balances the contemplative and social action.

Dr Darrell Gooden
TOPIC: Transcending VUCA: Value-Memes, BRICS, and the Road to Sustainable Futures
Dr. Gooden leads cultural transformation initiatives and is highly skilled in synthesizing advanced management practices to master the possibilities of technology and people. Having worked closely with Drs. Adizes and Beck, he shares his unique insights as a certified Adizes Associate and as an expert Spiral Dynamics Integral practitioner. His experiences and expertise include simplifying complex adaptive processes, applying activity-based costing to the Lean Six Sigma methodology, developing dynamic simulation models, reconceptualizing how people work in organizations throughout a given value stream, and developing managerial metrics. Dr. Darrell Gooden presents internationally on topics such as innovation, knowledge engineering, business strategy and cultural change management. In recent years, he has embarked on a profound journey beyond the realms of organizational transformation to explore the depths of personal and spiritual development. Embracing a holistic approach to well-being, he has cultivated a dedicated meditative practice with Heartfulness, finding tranquillity and clarity that enriches his life and work. He holds a Bachelor of Bachelor of Science Degree in Management of Information Systems from the University of Redlands, CA; a Master of Science Degree in Technology Management from Pepperdine University, CA; a Ph.D. in Organization Transformation from the Adizes Institute, Dr. Gooden has also earned professional certifications in System Engineering & Project Management, Intelligent Systems from University California Los Angeles (UCLA); he holds several other certificates including: Knowledge Engineering, Spiral Dynamics Integral and the Adizes Change methodologies, a Lea Six Sigma Black Belt and USA DOD certification in Business Process Reengineering.

Dr Khaled ElSherbini
TOPIC: Awakening the Heart and Mind of Africa
Dr Khaled ElSherbini is the founder and chairman of the Consciousness Academy, which focuses on human development and spiritual transformation. He is also the founder of Enneagram Egypt, the first and largest IEA-accredited Enneagram school in North Africa and the Middle East. Dr ElSherbini is an IEA IEA-accredited Enneagram Professional and the founder of the 3 IEA IEA-accredited training programs provided by the Consciousness Academy. He is also a Spiral Dynamics Integral accredited professional by the SDi founder, Don Beck through ValueMatch. Dr ElSherbini is a PCC ICF-accredited coach with over 1000 hours of coaching practice. Dr ElSherbini has over 25 years of experience in the fields of human development, coaching, consciousness and awareness, executive management, corporate restructuring, sustainability, renewable energy, research and development, technology management, strategic management, and teaching in the USA, Spain, Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, China, and in Egypt. Dr ElSherbini created models of human consciousness evolution and development by synthesizing and integrating numerous models, mainly the Enneagram, Spiral Dynamics, Integral consciousness, modern psychological studies, and Sufi spiritual philosophies and psychology. These models are integrated under one overarching scheme called the “Integral Enneagram” and include: Stages of the Heart: a model for psychospiritual awakening & Stages of the Mind: a model for cognitive expansion and maturity.

Dr Rica Viljoen
TOPIC: The Prime of Purple – a Turquoise way of doing human better
Dr Rica Viljoen’s research on inclusivity, which was a significant aspect of her doctoral thesis, gained widespread recognition for its potential impact in the field of Management, Spirituality and Religion. In 2008, the Academy of Management acknowledged her model as one of the ten most promising contributions to the field. Since then, this approach, which emphasises listening to the voices of the entire social system, has been successfully implemented in 42 countries, engaging more than 100000 participants. Due to her contributions, Rica received the prestigious CEO award from the Institute of People Management (IPM), both nationally and internationally. She was further recognised by the South African Board of People Practices for her contribution to the field of study. She is an associate with the Da Vinci School for Business Leadership, Regenesys University and Meridian University. She supervised more than 100 PhDs and Masters Studies. Apart from her academic endeavours, Rica was the founder member of Mandala Consulting, a respected organisation dedicated to organisational development and research. She worked closely with the late Dr Don Beck and Dr Loraine Laubscher. She established the Centre of Human Emergence: Africa and has become an international recognised thought leader in spiral dynamics and integral research. Rica serves on the board of the SABPP as vice chair for the last two terms and was recently selected to the international board of the International Society for the Psycho-analytical studies in Organisations. She also joined the board of the Don Beck Spiral Dynamics Integral with the purpose to further the field of study and is a senior research member in a project to revisit the Graves archives.Rica published several books and consults to organisations in relation to Inclusivity, Culture and strategic HR issues. Rica is a sought after Jungian, systems psycho-analytically-informed consultant and Integral Executive Coach.

Dr Paddy Pampallis
TOPIC: Integral Humanity Rising – heart wakening. Does an Integral U approach of being and becoming offer us a way of sense making that is more humane? 
Currently Paddy is founder and CEO of Integral Africa: The Coaching Centre (TCC) (2003); the Integral Africa Institute (2015); co-founder of the Ubuntu Coaching Foundation (2014); co-founder, member of Living Cities Earth, The McGregor Wisdom School and faculty member of Meridian University.  She was co-founder of The Learning Centre (2002); founder of the Centre for Family, Child and Adult Psychotherapy and Assessment, Race Awareness & Leadership Initiative (RALI), and the African Leadership Forum.  She has immersed herself in a range of psychology and process (Mindell) orientated trainings including that of African philosophy and deep democracy. She found home in Ken Wilber’s integrated approach to understanding human experience going to Denver in 2006 to immerse herself in Integral Leadership with the Integral Institute.  Her mission, together with members of her faculty, is to expand  the lineage with the south and in particular the generous philosophy of Ubuntu as seminal to further orientation to what it is to be whole.  A master Integral U coach Paddy’s passion for the transformative journey of adult (and child) learning which brings us back to our essence of what it is to be and do in ways that are generative, generous, gentle and courageous. Paddy has led the design and development of Integral U Coaching and Leadership in her school and works, with her expert and innovative teams, across communities, corporate, government, higher education, law, health and NPOS. Paddy is an invited speaker internationally, and sees herself as a learner/contributor to the field in which she works.