MPhil; PCC; PGCNL – Owner;Trainer; Coach

colleen two handsColleen Lightbody is the Managing Director of the Neuroleadership Group (Corporate) SA, and owner of Brainwise Coaching and Learning Systems. She is a respected Coach, Trainer, Mentor and Assessor internationally. Her global experience in training, coaching and program development includes clients in the Asia-Pacific Region; the United States, Europe as well as through Africa.  Her specific area of expertise lies in Neuroscience; Learning; Personal and Professional Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence.
In addition to a private, global coaching practice, Colleen also has over 8000 hours of training and coaching experience working with personal, professional and corporate clients. She is the President of the Neuroleadership Institute Gauteng Chapter, Currently Colleen has completed a Masters in Leadership through the University of Johannesburg as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Neuroleadership through Middlesex University and is currently enrolled for a PhD in Leadership. Her positive and energetic style is a reflection of the passion she has for her career and people, as well as a life living her core purpose of being a catalyst for change.

From climbing Kilimanjaro  and Everest Base Camp, to achieving Provincial Colours in both Cycling and Triathlon, completing three Iron Man Challenges and four Comrades ultra marathons, Colleen Walks the Walk of Personal Mastery. She has achieved respect and credibility in her career and personal life. For this she is in demand as an accomplished and inspirational Motivational Speaker.

As a writer, Colleen is referred to as expert in several areas of personal development – By Cosmopolitan Magazine; Financial Mail Campus as well as having had a by-line as the “Head Coach” for Top Cycle Magazine. She produces a blog under the name of Brain Guru for the Neuroleadership Group Africa and is frequently asked to contribute to various publications and speak at conferences in her areas of expertise.

From a personal perspective, Colleen has 2 children, Abigail (20) and Gabriel (15) who are the center of her world and who love to accompany her on her adventures around the world. Abigail has been involved in Brainwise for the past 4 years as a trainer, tutor and marketing assistant. She is an example of someone who has grown up with the Brainwise philosophies and values and walks the walk of the skills they teach. Gabriel, Abigail and Colleen are the heart of the Flutterby Foundation and they hope to begin to take the organisation into the public arena in 2015.

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