Charmaine Raftesath has a strong background in Human Resources Management, from practitioner to senior management level. She was also on the board of the Local Government and Water Services Sectoral Education and Training Authority (SETA) and chaired the Water Chamber of the Local Government and Water Services SETA and the Standards Generating Body in the Water Services Sector.
She has since worked as an Executive Coach for 17 years in the Financial Services, Banking, Chemical, IT, Energy and Governmental/Parastatal. She explains, “Working closely with leaders and their teams intact, provides greater effectiveness in bringing about the required mind-shift and subsequent success”
mentoring, providing strategy and organisational development; Charmaine has worked extensively in South Africa and Internationally for NGO, Corporate and SME sectors. She has implemented mentorship programmes in multiple organisations including MTN (throughout the Middle East and Africa), Holcim, Standard Bank, Wesizwe Platinum, Sibanye Gold and Absa Capital.
“The ability to challenge your thinking and views without making you feel inadequate and incapable”
As coaching authority and author, Charmaine chartered competency assessments in training and development which are now registered on the NQF and Medico-Legal Assessments.