Our Team

Collin Jennings

Collin Jennings

Principal Member & Head Facilitator
Collin Jennings is one of South Africa's most experienced professional speakers and trainers. He is also the principal member of Jennings & Associates, a training organisation with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, White river and Durban. Jennings & Associates specialises in the training of all levels of delegates in Body and Mind practises, Leadership, Public Speaking, Change Management, Strategic Thinking, Motivation and Personal Wellness. Collin is a specialist in business and executive coaching and strategic thinking.
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James Coppens

Facilitator - Public Speaking
James Coppens started his career as a game ranger in the Timbavati. After three and a half years he returned to Johannesburg and turned his hand to Sales and Marketing for companies like 3M Company and Chemical Services. From sales he moved into the training field at 3M Company. He started his collaboration with Collin Jennings in 1989 and is active in the field of training and motivation. James believes his purpose is to help and grow people.

Rob Cowling

Facilitator
Rob Cowling obtained an honours degree in Physical Education at Rhodes University and started his professional life as a teacher at King Edward V11 School in the mid-seventies. He then joined Prof Tim Noakes when the department of Exercise Science and Sport Medicine was established at Medical School, UCT in 1980. Here he obtained a B.Sc. (MED) (HONS) degree which was the start of a 30 year career as an entrepreneur in the Health/Fitness/Spa/Wellness/Bio-energy cluster. Today Cowling is widely recognized as an innovative Wellness/Personal coaching pioneer both locally and internationally . He was directly involved in the launch of the Sport Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) in 1995 with Tim Noakes and Morne Du Plessis and was the consultant chiefly responsible for establishing the Fitness and Wellness Centre at the Institute. His long association with the SSISA has recently led to the joint establishment of a Sport Science and High Performance initiative in Mpumalanga. Cowling has established a number of successful businesses of his own over the years and has consulted for organisations such as the Arabella Group, Queensgate Hotels and Leisure, Shell, Mobil, Old Mutual, Health & Racquet Club/Virgin Active, High Rustenburg Hydro, Brookdale Health Hydro, SANTe, Medscheme and the SSISA. He was the first South African Exercise Physiologist to present to the NHS at the Royal College of Physicians (London) on Lifestyle Management and Preventative Health in 1999 and in the same year was appointed as a faculty member to the Foundation for Professional Development, the educational arm of the Medical Association of SA. Since 1985 Rob Cowling has been involved in Corporate Training, Facilitation & Coaching. More recently he has obtained an international license as an Insights Discovery (ID) Practitioner and delivers their programmes on Personal, Team and Organisational Effectiveness using the powerful ID preference-based learning system. He now uses the Insights Personal Profile, based on the work of the psychotherapist Carl Jung, as the basis of his Executive Coaching. He currently serves as a member of the executive team of Jennings and Associates, a local and international business consultancy organization.
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Gerhard Kotzee

Facilitator
Gerhard is an Executive Coach & Strategist. He was awarded a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1983 and obtained a Master of Business Leadership qualification in 1998. Gerhard started his career working in various engineering companies from 1987 to 2008, assuming high leadership positions in those companies ranging from General Manager to Managing Director. In 2008 he was appointed as the CEO of Dawn Ltd. Infrastructure Division and was later appointed the CEO of their African operations and manufacturing division. A position he would hold till 2016. Following his time at Dawn Ltd. Gerhard decided to take his valuable experience in high positions and use it to help others achieve their goals. Gerhard is a devout husband and father and he lives his life guided by a very strong moral compass. He enjoys golf, cycling and all that is outdoors

Dr. Tertia Vogt

Clinical Psychologist - Health & Wellness
Tertia is a Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice in Johannesburg and Cape Town. She focuses on the holistic healing of the mind, body and soul of the individual within his/her social environment. Tertia is an individual, couple, family and group therapist, an experienced workshop facilitator and a teacher. She has studied extensively, both locally and abroad. After graduating with a BA Social Work degree (Cum Laude) at the University of Port Elizabeth (now the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), Tertia completed a Masters degree in Medical Social Work (Cum Laude) at the University of Stellenbosch. She continued her studies at the University of Stellenbosch to graduate with a Doctorate in Psychology. Being interested in Transpersonal Psychology, Tertia qualified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist through The Wellness Institute based in Seattle (USA). She continued her studies and graduated as an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist while simultaneously completing Advanced training in Subtle Energy Healing through this institute. In addition, she completed her Advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) through The EMDR Institute based in California (USA). This technique is used for the processing of post-traumatic stress. Tertia earned a Masters’ degree in RoHun™ therapy (a division of Transpersonal Psychology) through The Delphi University in Georgia (USA) and studied further to graduate with a Doctoral degree in RoHun™ therapy with the same institution. Tertia who is also a Reiki Master continues to touch the lives of many, assisting them on their earthly journey and helping them awaken to their light.

Andrew Read

Facilitator
Andrew Read (FCMA) is a Chartered Management Accountant who is Managing Partner of a consultancy business specialising in business process management. Andrew lectures widely on a range of financial and credit management related topics and regularly presents papers at conferences throughout South Africa. He was also selected by CIMA to introduce their first Master Courses in Southern Africa. He is author of the 'CREDIT HANDBOOK OF SOUTH AFRICA'.

John Homewood

Inspirational Speaker and Teacher
John Homewood has an excellent track record of facilitating these empowering concepts in clear, easy-to-grasp language, and leaving you with practical tools. His radio talks, workshops and lectures are mind opening and inspire life shifts. " H Basset. International speaker, corporate management consultant, producer of the MindSync range of self-help products, and owner of Music To Nourish, John has a passion for expanding people's awareness and understanding of their own potential. His company, Mind Enhancement Systems, provides a range of practical self-growth programmes, CDs, books and DVDs. John’s relaxed facilitation style and his thoughtful consideration for others make his training and facilitation always a pleasure to attend. He has the ability to impart invaluable life skills and compassionate wisdom.
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Beulah Coppens

Sales & Marketing
Beulah's objectives are to achieve maximum results, never to become stagnant and is pro growth and development for all concerned. She believes firmly in the the saying by Ghandi "BECOME THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD" . Beulah's career started in 1975 when she joined Greatermans as an assistant cosmetic buyer. Due to her enquiring nature she joined various industries like Export Sales and Marketing-3M Company, Short Term Insurance sales/direct marketing- Standard Bank, Account Administration- Isando Steam and Plant, Sales-Industrial Valve, Accounts Manager and Personal Assistant to CEO and MD-Calgan Lounge, Chief Technical Buyer-Omega Refrigeration. In 1989 Beulah felt that she had gained enough experience to start her own company in the valve and engineering field. In 2oo3 she decided to follow her passion and joined "THE TEAM". Beulah has six guiding stars: James, Mom, Melissa, Jesse-James, Roxzanne and Tristan. MY LIFE'S RULE IS SIMPLE.......RESPECT FOR ALL LIVING THINGS.
Sean Jennings

Sean Jennings

IT & Online Marketing
Sean Jennings completed his matric at Uplands College in White River, Mpumalanga in 2007. With a strong passion for Golf, Sean attended the Gary Player School of Champions golf academy after leaving school. After realising that it wasn't for him, Sean decided to pursue his passion for music and guitar, and so completed studies in sound engineering and music production for 3 years. However, it was ultimately online multimedia that Sean decided to settle on, running Blue Cloud Design in Cape Town for 3 years which is now operating in Nelspruit. Sean manages all IT and online departments of Jennings & Associates