the power and potential of

human and financial capital

The creator of AMANI, Deborah understands the impact of business and the dynamics of people.

Focused on scaling ethical and sustainable business models, Deborah unlocks value by aligning the right people. She works with Founders, Investors, NextGens and Teams to identify, invest and grow the right companies.

The creator of AMANI, Deborah understands the impact of business and the dynamics of people.

Focused on scaling ethical and sustainable business models, Deborah unlocks value by aligning the right people. She works with Founders, Investors, NextGens and Teams to identify, invest and grow the right companies.

NEXTGEN LEADERSHIP

Develop the mindset to thrive and have positive impact.

LEADERSHIP TEAMS

Optimise performance and effectiveness of your senior leadership.

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

Proactively engage with innovators and disruptors.

SPEAKING & EVENTS

Shift gears at your next event with an interactive talk or insightful dialogue.

STRATEGY & EXECUTION

A budding entrepreneur wanted to create an investment company focused on Africa with a triple-bottom line. We helped him define and shape the vision, as well as the values and behaviours he wanted to stand for and demonstrate. We then measured some of the target...

TEAM ACQUISITION

A financial institution was in trouble and we were contacted by a member of the team to look at options. Within the space of a week, every member of the team was profiled, identifying their skills, capabilities, aspirations and team fit. We worked out a number of...

CO-FOUNDER DYNAMICS

Behind any successful venture is the dynamics of the people. In this particular case, there were three individuals who came together to form a new investment company. On the face of it, they shared a common vision and belief system, but coming together and delivering...

COMPANY CULTURE STARTS WITH YOU

Ask a person the reason they love to travel and oftentimes they say to experience different cultures. Human beings seem to be intrigued by the social norms and ways of living of their fellow man in different cities and villages around the world. Having the experience...

USE YOUR RESOURCES TO OPTIMISE YOUR IMPACT

For the last few years the topic of regulation has played a key role in our economies. From debates about stronger regulation for banks to curb future debacles that led to the financial crisis, to regulations for tech giants and what to do with private data. What I...

FIND YOUR HARMONY – UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

Imagine a violin - its beautiful lines, the warmth of its colour, the depth of its lacquer, the tactile feel of the wood. Such a work of craftsmanship, and yet, the beauty of the violin is wasted if hidden, nestling in its velvet lined case. Its true beauty comes when...

Case Studies

STRATEGY & EXECUTION

STRATEGY & EXECUTION

A budding entrepreneur wanted to create an investment company focused on Africa with a triple-bottom line. We helped him define and shape the vision, as well as the values and behaviours he wanted to stand for and demonstrate. We then measured some of the target...

TEAM ACQUISITION

TEAM ACQUISITION

A financial institution was in trouble and we were contacted by a member of the team to look at options. Within the space of a week, every member of the team was profiled, identifying their skills, capabilities, aspirations and team fit. We worked out a number of...

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BOARD

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BOARD

While internal boardroom politics are the bane of many an executive’s existence, getting your board members working in the same direction can be a vital step towards a successful CEO tenure. Corporate governance has brought with it greater scrutiny of the board, its...

FIND YOUR HARMONY – UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

FIND YOUR HARMONY – UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

Imagine a violin - its beautiful lines, the warmth of its colour, the depth of its lacquer, the tactile feel of the wood. Such a work of craftsmanship, and yet, the beauty of the violin is wasted if hidden, nestling in its velvet lined case. Its true beauty comes when...

SALTY NOT SWEET – THE POWER OF WOMEN

SALTY NOT SWEET – THE POWER OF WOMEN

There is a general look of surprise, even bewilderment, when people hear I love working in the Middle East. This for the simple reason that I’m a woman. I understand how there is a perception that women are not respected or highly regarded in the Middle East,...

Dedication and passion seldom seen nowadays!”

“Integrity in saying what needs to be said and great moral support at the most critical of moments.”

“A firebrand of inspiration.”

 

 

 

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I'm so busy I don't know whether I found a rope or lost my horse. - Mark Schaefer #quote

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. - Thomas Paine #quote

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