Since 2004 Thulani has been a highly experienced coach and facilitator. His consulting experience dates back to 1997 and he engages from a position of experience and knowledge as a leader in a variety of roles and companies, in addition to which he has been a Union leader; Entrepreneur and 15 years in blue-chip Corporates. […]
Thulani emerged from a modest background, schooling in a typical township of Kwa-Mashu with a shortage of science and maths teachers, in the midst of political uprisings, to matriculate in 1982. He funded his tertiary education by being a hawker and doing odd jobs including being a Petrol Attendant at a BP Service Station.
He is the Founder & Chairman of Thulani Facilitates (Coaching, Facilitating and Strategy Consulting); Chairman of Phambili Investments Corporation.Education: UCT Graduate School of Business, College of Cape Town, Education Department (Western Cape);
- Public Enterprise: Square Kilometre Array (SKA), Human Sciences Research Council (HSRI);
- Public Sector: Water Affairs; Local Government & Housing, Home Affairs, Health, SARS, Economic Development & Tourism;
- Non-profit Organisations: BMF, Coaches & Mentors of SA (COMENSA), Learning Cape Initiative.
At Woolworths his experience included being the Merchandise Manager and General Manager for Cellular and Accessories; Supply Chain Manager; and Operations Manager (Food Division). At Southern Life, he was a Systems Analyst; elected President of the staff union for three consecutive terms, Personal Assistant to the Human Resources director and then Change Manager in the Change and Transformation Project with Gemini Consulting. He was also an IT programmer at Shell.
He has worked across a range of industries and clients including: Woolworths, BP Africa, Pep; Equity Aviation, Nicolene Di Bartolo Recruiting, Business Network International (BNI), Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WC), V&A Waterfront Management; Old Mutual, Sanlam, Momentum, Discovery, Standard Bank, Metropolitan Life, Liberty Life, Liberty Health; Industrial: Nampak, SANS Fibres, New Res Construction, Anglo Coal; CSC Computer Science, Arntech Security; Pharma Dynamics.
He climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro without using any stimulant or medication (Oct 2004