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Bill Pierce

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Bill is a Certified Practitioner Coach.  He is an accredited facilitator with Worldsview Academy and The Human Edge on all their respective programmes.  He also lectures at Wits Business School in selected certificate programmes.

Bill enjoys “enabling high quality conversations” between people or within themselves.  He enjoys reading, time with family, with friends, in the bush and playing golf.  He is also Chairman of St Martin’s School Governing Council. 

Areas of expertise include Executive and Senior Management Coaching, Business, Operations and Project Management and Leadership Development.

EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE

Bill initially worked in the construction industry and registered as a professional engineer then as a marketing consultant in a small firm as a partner.  Thereafter over 20 years he ran several engineering and consulting firms as Managing Director.  He gained specific experience in restructuring and repositioning businesses and in new product launches in the construction, telecommunications, electrical and steel industries.

About 5 years ago he started acquiring a range of new experiences and skills in “people” development.  These skills included Executive/ Management Coaching as well as Facilitation of several programmes in leadership and communication skills.  The Facilitation includes all Leadership material from Worldsview (www.worldsviewacademy.com) and all Conversation and Change programmes from The Human Edge (www.humanedge.co.za).

Previous coaching clients include AVENG, Arcelormittal, SAA-Technical, The House of Busby, Mindcor, SAB Miller, University of Johannesburg, Wits Business School, Barloworld Equipment and Exxarro.

EDUCATION

  • Coaching Practitioner Diploma  - TCC 2007
  • Registered Coaching Practitioner -  COMENSA 2007
  • Certificate in Coaching Supervision- WBS  2011
  • BSc (Civil Eng.) – University of Natal 1974
  • MA – University of Oxford 1978 (Rhodes Scholarship)
  • MBL- University of South Africa 1984 (Gold Medal)