Insightful and experienced, Liesel brings both professional ability and personal authenticity to her work. As an internationally accredited facilitator and coach, her strength lies in drawing clarity out of complexity and leading people to a more purpose-driven place in their life and work.
Through her work as a partner with Appletree Catalyst Agency, Liesel has engaged in catalyzing meaningful change with a wide range of clients, in both South Africa and the UK.
Liesel holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Ethics (Cum Laude) from the University of Stellenbosch. She also has a Diploma in Personal Transformational Coaching from the Animas Centre for Coaching in London, and is certified as an Associate Coach with the International Coaching Federation.
She has an energetic optimism and warmth, and is passionate bringing The Daring Way™ work on vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame into the South African context.
Liesel is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator,
specializing in the Leadership and Organisational Development stream.
Jess is passionate about creating adventurous journeys that lead to personal transformation.
Something of a wordsmith, Jess has the ability to bring ideas to life, and intersect meaningful theory with the actual practices of our daily lives.
As a speaker, storyteller and facilitator, Jess thrives on crafting memorable moments that carry people’s learning experiences forward.
She has a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Management from the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. She also holds a Master of Arts in Vocational Practice (Cum Laude) from Eastern College, Australia.
Jess has a wicked sense of humour and zest for life, and a deep love for the people of South Africa.
Andy Coetzee is a cultural explorer and experiential facilitator. He grew up in rural areas of KwaZulu Natal, and has been immersed in diverse cultures throughout his life.
Andy’s on-the-ground knowledge and awareness of township life adds great value to his logistical, practical expertise in executing immersive experiences. He creates a genuinely relational yet seamlessly organised environment to work in.
Andy has a deep soul connection with the people of South Africa and shares his knowledge, humour and boundless energy with all.