Anja van Beek was part of the Sage global HR leadership team representing the Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia region and has more than 20 years corporate experience. She has lead multi-national teams through transition and change management.
In her career Anja worked as a payroll and HR consultant, a Consulting Business Manager and managed the internal training function. She established the HR department and developed high performance teams who partnered with the business to reach their objectives.
In 2017, she started her own consulting and coaching business. Anja consults executives and leaders, from small businesses through to large organisations, on all people-related aspects with a specific focus on integrating the talent of the business into the overall strategy. She is also a facilitator at Human Edge, a training hub focusing on creating and maintaining high performance cultures.
In her coaching practice, she partners with women in leadership and managerial roles and also executives who need an outside-in approach. Anja has a B.Comm Honours in Industrial Relations at RAU (University of Johannesburg). She has obtained a ICF accredited coaching qualification and in 2018 she was one of the first professionals globally to complete the Agile HR Professional certification and is an authorise facilitator.