At The Coaching Community we believe organisations succeed because people succeed. We also live this creed by deploying only the best people in their area of expertise to your business.

Each of our associates has an area of specialty or signature presence. What’s common between all of us though is a passion for making the difference, for the individual, the team, the organization and the country. These are some of the people you might meet when you contact us.



Nankhonde Kasonde- Van den Broek – Practitioner Coach (ABCCCP), ACC (ICF)

Nankhonde is an internationally recognized expert in Project Management and an Associate Certified Coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She is the Founder and CEO of Tuntulu, where she specializes in coaching, brokering mentorship programmes, training and consulting. She is the regional chair for South East Africa on the ABCCCP.  She boasts 14 years of global experience in areas of health policy, human development and organizational development. She has extensive experience in developing and managing human development programmes with, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the United Nations System on the African continent, Europe and the US.

Nankhonde studied at the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) in New York U.S.A. She is a trained Organization & Relationship Systems Coach (CRR Global, USA) and in the following FranklinCovey (U.S.A) best practices:

·          ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.’

·          ‘Leading at the Speed of Trust.’

·          ‘The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity’

·          ‘Leadership’

At Tuntulu she designs and implements solutions for individuals and organizations to enhance professional performance and fulfillment in life. She provides a service that is based on best practice tools customized to the local context. Her references include individuals and organizations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America.

Nankhonde holds an MBA specializing in project management from the African Institute for Management, Dakar, Senegal, and MSc in Management from the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada and a Bachelor degree in Management from Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland. Her working languages are English, French, Bemba, and Nyanja.



Dr Dumisani Magadlela – Master Coach (ABCCCP)

Dumisani is an internationally experienced leadership development facilitator, leadership coach and coach trainer. He was trained in the Gestalt International Organizational Systems Development programme run by the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, USA. He completed a leadership and emotional intelligence development programme with the UNDP and Teleos Leadership Institute (USA) called “Leadership in the 21st Century” in 2005, and another leadership development programme called “Leadership Development for Results programme”. He was accredited as a leadership facilitator and trainer on Worldsview’s ‘Nine Conversations in Leadership’ programme, and has facilitated local and international events, including Knowledge Resources’ Annual Coaching and Mentoring Conference and African Leadership Seminars across the African continent. He facilitates executive teams’ strategic conversations and staff engagements or focus group discussion sessions, among others. He is highly versatile as a facilitator, and used a range of adaptable tools to ensure optimum delegates participation. He has facilitated African Leadership seminars and given presentations on African and global leadership development issues on different forums. He has given key-note addresses on transformation and leadership in changing environments, including for the Mining Indaba in SA during November in 2012.
Dumisani’s work and business experience has taken him from being a university lecturer for over six years, to multiple senior management roles in the public and private sector. He supervises and examines Masters Students in universities across South Africa. He has served in the United Nations (UNDP) both as a consultant and employee. Dumi has previously worked as a Regional Manager, Senior Strategist and internal coach for the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). In April 2010 Dumi was part of a management team that set up the operations of the Pan-African Capacity Building Programme (PACBP) within the DBSA, providing training and capacity building support to the DBSA’s clients across the African continent.
Dr Magadlela was one of five South African panellists that participated in the Global Oneness Day Tele-Summit, on the African Ubuntu panel. The Global Oneness Summit is a global interconnectedness gathering of different people from around the world who strive towards building global humane relationships and global inter-connection. Participants included world thought leaders such as Neale Donald Walsch, Don Miguel Ruiz, and UN Ambassadors (incl. the SA UN Ambassador). In 2012, the panel included Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu, and many others.

ronel-vermeulenRonel Vermeulen Practitioner Coach (ABCCCP) — Leadership Coach & OD Specialist

Ronél is an experienced Executive Coach and Organisation Development Consultant with over 23 years experience in the corporate world. Ronél has focused her work in the corporate context on organisational and individual development, coaching and consulting to both executive teams and individual executives

Ronel believes in Creating Opportunity for Choice through offering Management Consulting Services, Personal Transformation Coaching and Work Creation Projects. She specialises in Strategic Conversations through the facilitation of difficult and crucial conversations, Change Management, Leadership and Culture Transformation. Ronel’s purpose is to provide time, space and method for highly effective individuals and teams to explore areas of change and transformation in support of ongoing change (organisational/personal life), that would be significant for the individual/teams and the different people systems they interact, relate and connect with.

Ronél holds a Masters in Professional Coaching from the i-coach academy and Middlesex University UK, a Diploma in Higher Education (Goudstad College of Education) as well as a Certificate in Training (University of Johannesburg).


www-abcccp-comDr. Mongezi C Makhalima – Chartered Coach (ABCCCP) – Managing Director

Mongezi is an organisation development specialist, organisational learning expert & Accredited Master coach with 20 years experience in corporates and NGO’s across the continent including Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya & Mozambique. He is the founder of The Africa Centre for Work-Based Learning, a professional development outfit that prepares people for entry into the professions of Project Management, Accounting, Coaching & Coaching Psychology, Organisation Development, Local Government and Entrepreneurship. He is also chairman of the The Entrepreneurship Academy of South Africa, The South African National youth orchestra Foundation and The Africa Board for Coaching, Consulting & Coaching Psychology (ABCCCP). He also sits as non-executive director on several boards in the NGO, music & film sectors.

Mongezi is also one of the founding members of the Special Interest Group on Consulting and Coaching Psychology with the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychologists of South Africa (SIOPSA).He is one of the early members of the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP). He is former chairperson of the Membership Criteria and Standards of Competence committee with COMENSA, former Deputy Provincial Chairperson of the Gauteng provincial chapter.

Mongezi holds a BCom in Industrial Psychology and Business management, an MBA through the University of the North West, an MA in Coaching Psychology (Work-based Learning) from Middlesex University in the UK as well as a post-graduate certificate in group process consultancy (using the tavistock methodology) through the University of South Africa. He has also just completed his PhD in Organisational Psychology. Mongezi has presented and written widely on the subject of coaching, mentoring and leadership.