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Everybody is unique and has the potential to develop and be the best he or she can be. Life is complex and learning never stops. Knowing yourself is a lifelong, exciting journey which should not be traveled alone.

Obtained at the University of Stellenbosch: BA, BA Honors in Counselling Psychology (1984), Higher Education Diploma (HED) (1983), MA in Counselling Psychology, and since 1991 a registered counselling psychologist, registration number PS 0031895. Assessor to conduct outcomes-based assessment (2018).

Fields of expertise and interest
Counselling psychologist in independent practice. Use psychometric evaluations to improve self-knowledge, identify strengths and weaknesses. Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, EQi 2.0, Learning Potential Computerised Adaptive Test (LPCAT) and EquipU4’s LearnWell with excellent results. Involved in leadership development, study and career guidance, coaching and mentoring with specific emphasis on personality types, emotional intelligence and thinking skills. Main focus is to facilitate personal mastery.

Leadership Innovation and Change Management, Strategic Thinking, Women in Leadership and Management, Coaching and Mentoring, and Human-Centered Design Thinking.

Current positions
Counselling psychologist in Independent Practice. Extra-ordinary lecturer at the School of Public Leadership (SPL) and SocioNovus as part of Stellenbosch University till 2018.


The professional world is changing at a rapid rate, Rob and his Associates at GLI have provided our organization the tools to develop our current leaders and prepare our future leaders to assume their roles in this rapidly changing environment. Whether you have been in a leadership for years or are new to a leadership position, GLI will prepare you to be a dynamic leader in todays’ workplace. Rob’s approach is welcoming and engaging making the learning experience very enjoyable.


Imagine being one of 12 presenters competing to make a positive impact on an audience and you only 9-minutes to do so. Now imagine being rated the best presenter. You’d be thrilled as Rob should be when he fully engaged our audience of HR professionals and leaders. His topic on visionary leadership in a turbulent world was on point, his depth of knowledge formidable, his delivery powerful, his style interactive, and he is approachable one-on-one. Truly a leader who walks his talk.

Vera Asanin, President & Editor-in-Chief, Your Workplace

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