daniel esterhuizen

Daniel Esterhuizen

Director: Responsible for Management Consulting and Change Management

Daniel is a student for life and obtained a B. Eng. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and B. Phil. in Knowledge- and Information Management. Also, he completed certificate programmes in Coaching, Programme and Project Management.

Career track record

Daniel has over 27 years of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) experience at a senior management position. He is a management consultant focussing on strategy development and execution as well as business coaching. He has been responsible for establishing and managing several Programme Management Offices (PMOs) during his career. These PMOs were accountable for the implementation of corporate strategy, re-engineering, customer experience and change programmes. He has a strong understanding of business strategy, operations, optimisation, change management and implementation. Daniel’s leadership style promotes a positive and encouraging environment for people to collaborate and work together as a team to produce outstanding results. Daniel’s leadership and management experience forms a sound basis for understanding and providing the insight, perspective and practical experience necessary to achieve the desired outcomes and business results. In 2014, he obtained the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) award as part of a team managing a transformation programme saving the company over R560m operational expenditure (OPEX) annually.

Being a generalist who has worked throughout the telecommunications value chain, he understands the business and personal challenges. His coaching style concentrates on behaviours rather than on functional expertise and technical skill. He enjoys engaging with people and seeing them develop, grow and achieve their goals through a process of personal change that is aligned to their life purpose. He is keen to help people transform themselves, realising their full potential and making a lasting impact in their world. He recently researched managing sustainable Non-Profit organisations and is consulting to NPOs. He also focuses on helping businesses prepare and manage through growth cycles that are a very disrupting and risky phase for businesses.

Recent developments

Recently he added the skills to design and develop websites which enhances the offering to small business clients. It will allow his clients to take their businesses online. He is in the process to add Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Google AdWords marketing and other skills to the portfolio to help clients with their marketing needs.

Community involvement

Daniel is a director on the board of Plesion NPC. He is actively involved in providing consulting to NPOs to determine strategic direction and to execute these initiatives.

He pioneered a business support group (Christ In Business – CIB), which is more than a networking opportunity. We joined forces with OB-Motion management to provide a safe environment to facilitate sharing and learning from like-minded business owners.

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