Venessa Geswindt is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and a certified trainer by HRDF. She has also completed the Level 6 course in Human Capital Investment Planning. She has been in the education profession for the past 34 years. She has worked as an educator, trainer, leadership and instructional coach and as a manager in various education roles in her home country, South Africa, the USA and the UAE.
She joined LeapEd Education Services, a Malaysian Education Service Provider, in 2013. She has served as an Education Lead on school transformation programmes and currently heads the LeapEd Academy responsible for internal and external training for the corporate sector and those in education. Venessa has developed and delivered training for courses ranging from coaching, leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Change Management, 21st century pedagogy, monitoring and evaluation of programmes and mindfulness, among others.
As a coach, trainer and leader, she thrives on using her skills to support others to achieve their goals. She believes that everyone can learn whatever they want to if they believe that they are in control of their own ability and can learn and improve. This, she believes, is the key to success