Accredited The Management Shift Practitioners


Talita Ferreira


Talita is a thought leader, entrepreneur, experienced Chief Financial Officer, board director of Human Resources, published author of ‘The Authenticity Dilemma Resolved®’ and speaker who has chosen to step out of 22 years in corporate business, to help leaders and businesses transform. Working within globally established brands including KPMG, Investec and BMW, in England, Germany and South Africa; Talita developed her unique approach. Talita is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Chartered Director and consultant with a career as CFO in the automotive and financial services industries.

She values ethics and socially-responsible business and believes in:
• creating supportive organisational cultures;
• respecting difference;
• focussing on authenticity as an enabler for true diversity of thought and inclusion; and
• fostering higher levels of acceptance for diversity and difference, for the benefit of all.

Talita was nominated and shortlisted for the Business Leader of the year awards 2016 for the South African Chamber of Commerce in the UK. She is passionate about living in true authenticity and creating business environments that support and nurture individuals to live their greatest potential and passion every day, whilst creating business cultures that support transformation.

Rod Willis


Rod Willis FRSA is an APECS Executive Coach, primarily supporting Legal Service organisations in Talent Selection and Development. He spent > 25 years in Electronic Manufacturing, working with Blue-Chip clients, establishing high performing multi-cultural teams. His philosophy is one of Continuous Improvement guided by Appreciative Inquiry. Trained in HC Analytics and a broad range of Psychometric profiling tools supporting clients to become more aware of what, and why they do what they do.

The result is they can better manage themselves and work with their colleagues more effectively. He studied both an MBA and MSc in Coaching and Behavioural. Rod is passionate about maximising individuals’ potential, helping them to create better businesses, enhancing society, ultimately helping people grow through change.