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Rebecca van der Merwe

Rebecca van der Merwe

Rebecca van der Merwe draws on her natural skills, her education, and her work and life experiences to bring out the best in others. 

She works as a therapist, counsellor, couch, mentor and trainer and is a coach on a female leadership programme of a leading pharmaceutical company.

Rebecca has worked in business process re-engineering across all organisational departments and levels in:

  • project management
  • change management
  • facilitation
  • training and business analysis roles.

She worked in the finance, insurance, manufacturing, telecommunications and oil industries as a line manager, and internal and external consultant.

She has gained extensive work experience in startup companies, developing and launching new products. As an entrepreneur, she has run her own art business and provided consultancy services to small business owners.

She holds two bachelors degrees – in Computer Science, Mathematics and Psychology and in Accountancy and Auditing – and an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. 

Rebecca obtained a coaching diploma at the University of Cambridge in 2016. She has complemented this with studies in:

  • Dynamic Neural Retraining
  • Limbic Coaching
  • Brief Solution Focused Coaching
  • Kundalini Yoga Teachers Training
  • Systemic Constellations in Business
  • Gestalt Organisational Development and Group Facilitation
  • Biodynamic Psychotherapy
  • and Biosynthesis.

Rebecca is accredited in Leadership Circle 360 Assessment programme, Agile Project and Change Management.