|About Us

Nkululeko Leadership Consulting (NLC) is a black-owned and managed leadership consulting organisation at the forefront of enhancing leadership and organisational effectiveness.


Our purpose as NLC is to use our creativity, passion and expertise to shift paradigms, mindsets and behaviours to enable and equip organisations, their leaders, teams and individuals to operate at their BEST.


To bring about positive and sustainable change in the way people lead, engage and operate to enhance organisational effectiveness.


Integrity | Mastery | Passion | Accountability | Creativity | Inclusion | Ownership

|Meet The Directors

NLC boasts a dynamic team of professionals from various disciplines each with a proven track record in driving leadership, team and organisational effectiveness. Our extensive leadership experience and expertise cut across various sectors and industries.

Linda Mvanana

Chief Executive

Linda is a seasoned executive, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nkululeko Leadership Consulting (NLC). She draws on her diverse and rich experience base of over 35 years from the public and private sectors to guide the strategic and operational aspects of the firm and the delivery of quality services to clients.

She has a track record of leading diverse global teams and helping clients successfully implement complex leadership, strategy, operating model, system implementation and culture change and transformation programmes.

Linda has a passion for education, people development and empowerment. She spends some of her time volunteering to help individuals, community based and non-profit organisations improve their effectiveness.

Linda enjoys travelling and exposure to diverse people and cultures broadens her view of people and the world.

Alex Darko

Director - Leadership Advisory and Executive Coach

Alex is a co-founder of NLC and has extensive leadership experience with over 30 years of global multi-industry experience in Europe, the USA and Africa. He has assisted a number of organisations to successfully transform their leadership teams, strategies and cultures.

He was a director at Dun & Bradstreet Europe Limited and CIO at AngloGold Ashanti. Alex was a non-executive director at Absa and Reunert and previously served on the boards of BCX, CIG, Safintra and the Mazor Group.

He is also an executive coach and mentor.

Alex is an avid golfer, enjoying the game as a “full time hobby” as well as an unofficial meeting ground for old friends and potential clients.

Loren Schiebe

Solutions Design and Delivery

Loren Schiebe is a Director of NLC and is primarily responsible for the design, development and delivery of the customized programmes that we offer to our clients. Journeying with her clients and watching them progress, grow and develop into the best versions of themselves serves as the greatest fulfilment for her both professionally and personally.

 We work with a diverse and dynamic team of seasoned professionals from various disciplines each with a proven track record in driving leadership, team and organisational effectiveness.   

Guided by the NLC values, the team uses its depth of expertise, passion and creativity to co-create and deliver highly impactful and sustainable solutions to transform leaders, individuals and teams to enhance the performance of organisations

|Meet The Core Team

From left to right: Lynn Pretorius; Alex Darko; Linda Mvanana; Sheldon Burroughs;
Loren Schiebe; Jazzman Simelane; Neo Mabena; Prudence Mocumi
NLC boasts a dynamic team of highly skilled professional Consultants, Facilitators and Coaches each with a proven track record and multi-sector experience in driving leadership, team and organisational effectiveness. Our expertise and experience spans across various disciplines and fields including Industrial Psychology; Assessments; Diagnostics; Facilitation; Executive, Leadership and Team Coaching; Leadership & Team Effectiveness; Culture Transformation & Alignment; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Women in Leadership Empowerment; Change Management; Communication; Organisational Behaviour; Organisational Effectiveness; Human Capital, Human Resource Development and Facilitation.

Beyond our Core Team, we have a network of consultants both nationally and internationally with whom we partner to deliver our reputable and highly valued services and expertise.

Jazman Simelane

Jazman has over fifteen (15) years’ experience in change management consulting and has worked closely with executive leadership to develop strategies aimed at effective employee engagement and improving the perception of the business amid changes. He has supported all levels of management in major government and business organisations such as Transnet, Standard Bank, Barclays, Volkswagen SA, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM), BHP Billiton, State Information Technology Agency (SITA), Sibanye-Stillwater and South African Airways (SAA) to deliver on their business strategies.

Jazman holds a BA. Honours Administration from University of Johannesburg (UJ) and currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Wits University. 


Lynn Pretorius

Lynn is a highly experienced professional and Consultant who is driven by her passion for people. Her source of fulfillment is seeing others grow – assisting individuals and teams to reach their full potential, gain self-insight, move beyond their self-limiting beliefs and attain personal and career fulfillment. Lynn is a certified Enneagram and NLP Coach and has deep human resource expertise. With her extensive management and leadership development experience she is well equipped to support clients and individuals in their transformation journeys.


Neo Mabena

Neo is passionate about people. Her passion and interests lie in making a difference in others no matter how small and seeing others unleash their potential and those of others. She has extensive people management experience in Recruitment, Performance and Talent Management, Team Effectiveness, Change Management, Culture transformation, Organisational Development and Coaching.

Neo is certified Coach and an experienced Organisational Development professional with expertise in Integral Coaching,  Psychodynamics, Personal/Self Mastery Interventions, Leadership Development, Group process work and Facilitation, Employee Engagement, Diversity Management, Team Optimisation, Culture, Change and Talent Management.


Sheldon Burroughs

Sheldon believes in the infinite possibilities of all people and businesses.  As an Industrial Psychologist he is enabled to cultivate growth and learning for individuals to become their best selves and make a difference every day in all that they do. Sheldon is a highly empathic, purpose-driven consultant who has a passion for what he does and firmly believes in the value his work can deliver, whether it be through a personal coaching journey with a senior leader or helping a team unleash their potential by working together more harmoniously and effectively. His expansive experience across the entire People Management realm has cultivated a keen sense of how to optimise delivery and value add to business within the HR function.


Prudence Mocumi

Prudence Mocumi  has over 20 years human capital experience, working with leaders and organizations of all sizes to  provide human  capital solutions,  talent management strategies and extensive experience in facilitating various leadership and management development and diversity and inclusion  programs. She wears several hats including being an entrepreneur, founder of the Purpose Inspired Foundation, CEO of Women Emancipate Yourself Movement, ministers and she has the privilege of serving on boards and speaking on international platforms.

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