Sonja is a thought partner to decision-makers and change agents. She specialises in applying methods, thinking and tools from fields like complexity, adaptive leadership, network theory and ecological sciences to design bespoke processes to enable change resilience, adaptive cultures and scaled agility.

Sonja has been working in the fields of narrative and complexity since 2002. Before founding More Beyond, she worked as a consultant for PWC and IBM. Sonja has consulted locally and internationally with clients that include the Sasol Group, Barclays, MMI, Anglo American, Harmony Gold, Nedbank, Standard Bank, Liberty, FNB, Gautrain Management Agency, PWC, IBM North America, DSTV, Eskom, SANParks, the Water Research Commission and many others. Sonja trains locally and internationally in complexity and related topics at various academic institutions including the University of Pretoria and GIBS Business School. She is a sought-after speaker in a wide variety of industries and conferences including Agile Summits, OD conferences and TedX Pretoria.

Sonja has been the sole South African partner for Prof Dave Snowden’s company Cognitive Edge, the creator of Sensemaker® since 2007. In addition, she is a certified Scrum Master and is also qualified in various individual and team coaching modalities including Narrative Coaching, Analytic Network Coaching and Organisation Systems Relationship Coaching.

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