Nobantu hails from South Africa and is the first African Coach globally to be accredited at MCC by the International Coach Federation. She is one of the inaugural international coaches for Ethical Coach.
She is a sought facilitator for Leadership Development Programs and coaches internationally, she has experience in varied sectors. Nobantu follows the agenda of the client in her coaching. Through probing questions and sharing just in time observations, she takes clients deep and helps them to identify their blind spots and embrace their shadows. Clients go deeper into the sub-conscious and unconscious levels and dance with what emerges.
She provides a safe and open space for the coachees to do their work, focusing on unexplored territories. She moves on a continuum of being non-directive to directive depending on what is missing in the client’s system. She uses mindfulness practices in her facilitation. No matter what she does she gets to the HEART of the client and the HEART of the matter. As a Buddhist practitioner and teacher she supports her clients in integrating the head, heart, instinctual and spiritual intelligence. She does amazing heart work with clients based on the principles of UBUNTU “I am because We Are”. Nobantu is an accredited Enneagram Teacher (Narrative Tradition) and Enneagram Coach (Enneagram in Business and Deep Coaching). She is a Buddhist Teacher a Process Facilitator and Facilitator of Peace Circles, She trains, supervises and Mentor Coaches other coaches. She has experience in the private, public, NGO, NPO, Higher Education, as a coach and an OD Facilitator.
Nobantu has been coaching executives and teams for twenty years in the public sector, private sector, NGOs and universities. She is also a certified trainer of Coaching and Mentor Programmes under Clutterbuck Associates in the UK. She was a facilitator of Truth and Reconciliation Healing Workshops for victims and perpetrators of violence in South Africa. She was guest faculty in 2010 for the International Gestalt Organization and Systems Development. She has trained mentors/ mentees and coaches/ coachees in organizations in the financial, mining, and public sectors, and was a facilitator and group coach for candidates of the African Leadership Development Programme under the auspices of NEPAD and GIBS in 2010.
She has coached clients in the United Nations (Secretariat, Agencies and Peace Keeping Missions); USAID (GHPOD Globally); World Health Organisation (WHO); International Labour Organisation (ILO) South African Government Sector; Mercedes Benz, ICT-Works, First National Bank, Stanlib, Standard Chartered Bank, Adams & Adams, Vodacom.
She also facilitates Leadership Development Programmes, she has facilitated programmes for UN (Secretariat, Agencies, Peace Keeping Missions); GHPOD (USAID); World Health Organisation (WHO); South African Home Loans, Financial Institutions.
Nobantu has a M.A. in Guidance and Counselling from Durham University, UK, a B.A. in Personnel Management from University of Fort Hare, South Africa and a Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management from University of Johannesburg, South Africa.