Brett is the managing director of LifeLab. His speciality is leadership coaching designed to optimize performance in complex strategic environments. He is a member of COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa) and is accredited by the American Board of Neuro-linguistic Programming (ABNLP) as a Master NLP Practitioner and Coach. The emphasis is on self-awareness and effective communication. Brett’s qualifications include: certification by the Gestalt International Study Centre, USA, who develop highly successful business and non-profit leaders, as well as practitioners involved with organizational consulting, coaching, therapy, human resource development, education, and social transformation.
Poconé Brett also delivers a full range of HIV/AIDS consulting services
Brett is also a registered assessor of the Benziger Thinking Styles Assessment (BTSA) that helps companies, teams and individuals to better understand their true thinking style and how it impacts on others. His broad management experience in the film and media industries, his marketing qualification, and his deep understanding of HIV/AIDS issues as an internationally regarded activist, have all ensured Brett’s deep commitment to practical solutions and measurable results. He is an active member of the United Nations supported GIPA Programme, whose objective is to break the silence over AIDS, overturn myths and help businesses design appropriate strategies. Brett specialises in Psycho-Neuro- Immunology (PNI) based interventions and positive mentoring. As an internationally regarded HIV-positive HIV/AIDS activist he serves on the advisory board of SAHARA for the Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa. SAHARA is an alliance of partners established to conduct, support and use social sciences research to prevent further spread of HIV and mitigate the impact of its devastation on Africa.