Our People

Gayle Adlam

  • Qualifications include:
  • Teaching Diploma
  • BA in Psychology and Communication
  • Honours in Psychology
  • MA in Community Development
  • Registered facilitator and assessor

Gayle Adlam is a Services SETA registered facilitator and assessor. She has a Teaching Diploma, a BA in Psychology and Communication, Honours in Psychology MA in Community Development and is a certified NLP Practitioner and coach. Much of her work experience has been in teaching and training, for which she has had a lifelong passion.  Her work experience also includes many years in the corporate environment in the fields of communication, marketing and publishing and as an executive assistant to a CEO. Through Gayle Adlam’s academic background in education, communication and psychology as well as her varied work experiences she has acquired comprehensive knowledge and skills across a broad field of application 


James Van den Berg

·        Qualifications include:

·        BA in Psychology and Sociology

·        BA Honours in Sociology

·        Post Graduate Diploma Industrial Relations

·        Skills Development Facilitator 

He has attended several skills and development programmes, labour and training legislation courses.  

James van den Berg has a thorough knowledge of legislation relevant to labour/industrial relations and training. He has several years’ experience of being in charge and fully responsible for all Human Resource related functions in big corporate companies. His responsibilities included Training, Industrial Relations and Recruitment and Selection, as well as Personnel Administration. He was inter alia responsible for national and local union negotiations, training, skills development programmes, corporate structuring and organisation, performance management, communications and payroll. He represented companies with great success at Bargaining Councils, the CCMA and Industrial Court.  

He has created and presented or facilitated various training programmes over 30 years, and has a special interest in personal development, team building, communications, customer care and leadership development. He oversaw corporate management development programmes, life skills programmes, graduate trainee programmes and general trainee programmes, often acting as mentor and coach.  

He consulted on a part-time basis for about five years whilst still employed by a corporate company before leaving the corporate world altogether in 2014 to become a full-time entrepreneur and consultant. He consults for manufacturing and service companies including labour brokers and training providers.