Brett, a founding member and director of Lifelab. Keeping ahead of the game is becoming increasingly difficult in the fast-paced and turbulent global economy. Drawing from 20 years of business experience, Brett works as an Executive Coach and Consultant. His consulting and facilitation focuses on team development, change management and sustainable development.

Brett has always approached his career with an entrepreneurial mindset. He began his career in marketing and advertising, and worked as a sales manager and marketing manager, and later television producer, winning several national television award. By Brett’s mid-twenties, he had founded, managed and sold a television production company, after which he joined the not-for-profit sector, heading up the marketing division of NACOSA, and it was here that Brett’s interest in individual and organisational change arose. In 2005, Brett co-founded LifeLab, a coaching consultancy.

Brett holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development, Planning and Management (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch. Brett is accredited as a coach on the Master Practitioner level with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC Global). He is a Master NLP Practitioner and Coach, accredited by the American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ABNLP). He is certified in the Cape Cod Model by the International Gestalt Study Centre (USA) and holds a Certificate in Marketing, accredited by the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM).

Brett offers coaching and consulting services in the corporate, governmental and not-for-profit sectors. He has provided coaching or consulting in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands and Belgium. Brett has presented at numerous conferences in South Africa, the USA, Italy, Namibia and Botswana. Since 2003 Brett has been a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Cape Town facilitating an HIV awareness module for 4th year medical students.

He has served on the advisory board of SAHARA (Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa), NACOSA (National HIV/AIDS Convention of South Africa), NAPWA (National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS), Positive Heroes and the Red Zebra Foundation. As part of Brett’s commitment to developing young people, he has managed a yearly school HIV/AIDS Awareness project in partnership with the Western Cape Education Department, this outreach program has reached more than 175 000 learners in and around the city of Cape Town since 2000.