Jennifer has steered businesses successfully through strategic repositioning, restructuring, turnarounds, startup, as well as sustained growth. In her high performing career, she has served as CEO, Managing Executive and Senior Manager over more than 15 years. In these roles she has assumed P&L responsibility and managed balance sheets in excess of $1 Billion, in blue chip listed, and prominent private and state-owned enterprises, in the South African financial services industry. Her strategic leadership extended to Non-Executive Directorship on six listed and private company boards, inclusive of ABSA Consultants and Actuaries (Pty) Ltd, ABSA Healthcare Consultants (Pty) Ltd, and Allpay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
Pursuing her enduring interest in enabling others to succeed in their businesses and careers, she founded JT Executive Coaching and Advisory Services (JECAS). Her wide-ranging experience and insights have contributed greatly to the distinctive value she now offers clients. Positioned at the cutting edge of 21st century business challenges, JECAS assists clients to understand fundamental changes in their business environments and models due to disruptive technologies, develop responsive strategies to digital disruption, adapt traditional management competencies towards global leadership, and put themselves in position to manage through organisational and environmental turbulence, to prosper in their careers. Its senior management and executive clients are from Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, and in financial services, retail, pharmaceutical, logistics and automobile manufacturing, in global, publicly listed and private companies.
Amongst other qualifications, Jennifer has a Social Science Masters Degree, with advanced social research and statistics as a core course, a Diploma and Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments and Financial Management of Projects and Organisations, respectively, INSEAD Certificates in Strategy in the Age of Digital Disruption and Innovation in the Age of Disruption, and is an INSEAD AMP ’03 Oct alum.