Lata Parbhoo

She has a tangible passion for the development of people across all levels in organisations & cultures. In addition to her corporate coaching and facilitating she is also involved in the SME and Non-Profit sector and in upliftment programmes within diverse communities.

As a collaborator with a win-win mindset Lata relishes every opportunity to provide support and nourishment to people and see them flourish by putting head, heart and hands back into Individuals, Teams and Organisations.

Lata’s passion is people and leadership development and she uses an integrated and eclectic facilitation & coaching process to support all her clients both at individual, team and organisational levels. Facilitation and Coaching enhance her client’s awareness and behavior so as to achieve business objectives for both the client, their teams and their organization.

To further enhance leadership and business development Lata supports her leadership clients with Action Learning Coaching and Business Improvement Project Coaching to support taking initiative to either improve existing business systems and processes or to introduce innovative ideas to leverage of business opportunities to support growth within an organisation.

As a Professional Associate at Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Lata’s primary roles on Executive, Senior, Middle and Junior Management Programmes are: Facilitator, Integrator, Individual and Team Executive Coaching, Personal Development Coaching  and Action Learning and Business Improvement Coach.

The Appreciative Agreements established between Lata and her clients creates a psychologically safe space to support mutual trust, respect, safety, challenge and accountability to motivate both the client and Lata to achieve outcomes.

Lata is a member of COMENSA.

Lata’s passion areas are in:

  • People & Leadership Development
  • Personal Mastery Processes for Transformation & Change
  • Individual & Team Coaching
  • Lumina Team Effectiveness Processes
  • Team Development Processes
  • Business Improvement & Development Processes
  • Primary and Secondary Educational Change and Transformational


  • University of Durban Westville: B.A. Social Science ( 1984 to 1987)
  • University of South Africa: Diploma in Marriage Guidance and Counseling (1989 – 1991)
  • University of Johannesburg: Master’s Diploma in Human Resource Management (1999- 2001)
  • Adfen International: Competency Based Recruitment, Train-the-Trainer ( 2002)
  • Integrated Leadership Development, Train-the-Trainer and E-Scale Accreditation Programme for Coaching – Enneagram Model ( 2004)
  • Centre for Coaching: Coaching for Excellence ( 2005)
  • EQ Impact: Emotional Intelligence & Mentoring (2006)
  • Afrika Skills Development: Public Procurement (2005)
  • Administration and Supply Chain Management (2005)
  • The Human Resource Practice: Freelance Facilitating and Coaching Programme  (2006 - 2007)
  • WorldsView Consulting: Nine Conversations in Leadership Train-the-Trainer (2007)
  • Company of Experts: Appreciative Inquiry (2010)
  • Newfield Network: Certified Ontological Coaching ( 2013)
  • Creative Consciousness Coaching ( 2014)
  • Mindfulness – Heart-Mind – Dr. Lucy Draper-Clarke ( 2015)
  • Lumina Spark, Lumina Leader, Lumina Sales – Lumina Learning (2016)
  • Lumina Emotions - Lumina Learning  (2017)
  • Behavioural Economics – 2019 in progress
  • Time to Think – Nancy Kline - 2019

Business Associations

  • GIBS
  • Henley Business School
  • The Human Resource Practice
  • Talentline
  • WorldsView Consulting
  • Thinkroom Consulting
  • Masterclass Events
  • Exceptional People Consulting & Training
  • Brett Wills and Associates – Will Shift Learning
  • Factor 10 – Learning, Leadership & Change
  • Leadership Advisory – Judy Malan
  • Lumina Learning – Nicole Martin

Areas of Experience

  • Leadership Coaching:
  •  Performance coaching
  •  Executive coaching
  •  Career Development Coaching
  •  Personal Transformational Coaching
  •  Lumina Coaching
  •  Inner Engineering – Personal Mastery
  •  Building Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, Networking Intelligence  & Engagement Intelligence
  • Action Learning Coaching
  • Business Improvement Coaching
  • Leadership Workshop Facilitation in :
  • Leading Teams for High Performance
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Leadership and Management Practices
  • Communication Skills in the Modern Era
  • Building Dynamic Teams
  • Lumina Spark Team Processes
  • Adaptive and Transformational Leadership

Industries I have Facilitated, Integrated & Coached in:

  • Financial Sector
  • Legal and Legal insurance
  • Health Insurance Sector
  • Engineering
  • Transportation – road & rail
  • Mining
  • Petroleum
  • Public Sector
  • Airline
  • Non – profit sector
  • Motor industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Service Industry
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Logistics
  • Food and Beverage
  • Agriculture
  • Telecommunications
  • Health Care Sector
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Hospitality
  • Gaming
  • Arts and Culture
  • Tourism
  • Public Enterprise Sector