Dr. Dumisani Magadlela is an executive coach, coach trainer, leadership facilitator and organisational development strategist based in Midrand, South Africa. A featured spokesperson for executive coaching, Dumi has experience working across the African continent and beyond, including working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), facilitating sessions on personal excellence using the Ubuntu philosophy.
Dumisani was accredited as a facilitator in the Worldsview Nine Conversations in Leadership programme and was trained in Leadership Development through the Teleos Leadership Institute’s Leadership in the 21st Century programme through the UNDP.
He is currently Senior Faculty at one of the leading coach-training schools in Africa, The Coaching Centre (TCC). The Coaching Centre trains executive coaches in integral coaching and is the only school with a module on Ubuntu Coaching that Dumi designed and delivers. He serves on the faculties of several other coach-training and academic institutions, supervises masters’ students in different universities, and is an internationally recognized facilitator and trainer in African capacity building.
He has been featured on several radio and television programmes discussing coaching, mentoring, leadership, transformation and Ubuntu.
His publications appear regularly in local newspapers, magazines, blog-sites and social media platforms.
Dumisani is co-editor of the inaugural Coaching and Consulting Journal in Africa through the Africa Board for Coaching Consulting & Coaching Psychology (ABCCCP) and founding Board Member and Chairperson of the pioneering Ubuntu Coaching Foundation promoting access to coaching in poor communities.
Dumisani is married with three children.