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Dr Renate Volpe

Winner of the CEO Magazine: Most Influential Woman in Business and Government Awards 2007.

Dr Renate Volpe is a leading facilitator and coach, in the arena of people development, leadership and change management. 

She is unique in that she combines strong academic ability (PHD in leadership), with astute business acumen. 

A successful corporate player, and business owner with 30 years of experience, she holds retainers with blue chip companies such as Anglo American for over 20 years. Renate is a resilient, innovative, entrepreneur and author. 

Dr Renate Volpe began her corporate career in the world of Mining during the mid 80s, serving as a Divisional Director of the Chamber of Mines from 1986 – 1995. 

Renate turned entrepreneur in 1995 and founded Dr Renate Volpe Leadership Consulting. 

She is a faculty member of a number of business schools presenting modules on” Personal Mastery for Leaders “and “Playing the Corporate Political Game” to globally representative audiences

Dr Volpe published the popular read “The Entrepreneurial Mind Shift”. In 2005 Cell C distributed her publication on Self Esteem nationwide. She contributed to “Conversations in Leadership” edited by T Meyer and I Boninelli, Her more recent publication the “Lessons from the school for hard knocks” has the foreword written by Noeleen Maholwana Sangqu. The publication is endorsed by Tina Thomson (CEO, BWA 2004 – 2006), Gill Markus, (Gender Chair GIBS) and Theo Garrun (Editor, the Star, Workplace). 

Dr Volpe holds a high media profile writing regularly for a host of newspapers, publications and magazines. She is regularly interviewed on radio and invited as a guest on numerous TV shows interviews. 

A professional public speaker Dr Volpe speaks at prestigious events such as the annual IPM forum at Sun City, and the African Leadership Summit. 

Internationally Dr Volpe has represented South Africa in the Global Work Life Forum, held in Paris on behalf of IBM. She completed her PHD under the guidance of Dr Robert Carkhuff Arlington, Washington DC. 

Dr Volpe specializes in coaching senior managers and executives. In this forum she integrates her extensive, psychology, leadership and business skills to maximum effect, thereby enhancing resilience and competence in her clientele. 

Her client list includes Goldfields, Anglo, Eskom, Nedbank, Hollard, Experion, Astra Zeneca, Foshini, Semarch, Tshikululu, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Citigroup, Standard Bank, Shell, MTN and many more. 

Dr Volpe is a futurist and trend setter. 

Dr Renate Volpe is a leading brand that is synonymous with the development of leadership acumen. 

Contact details: Dr Renate Volpe 


T: 011 455 0769 

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