SHIREEN CHENGADU BIO
Shireen is a leading author and strategic thinker in leadership with specific but not exclusive focus on Gender Studies and Women in Leadership. She is passionate about and skilled in building inclusive work cultures and management and leadership (shifts) and building capabilities for complex and uncertain times.
Since 2016, through Chengadu Advisory (Pty) Ltd , she has designed and delivered customised face to face, online and hybrid short and longitudinal learning interventions and offered consulting and advisory services to multiple corporates and educational institutions in and out of South Africa to enable them achieve their diversity and inclusion agendas, enhance their transformation leadership pipelines and achieve their business goals.
From 2002 she served in various executive and faculty roles at the Gordon Institute of Business Science and from 2017-mid 2019 in a senior management role at University of Pretoria.
Shireen is committed to developing and sponsoring emerging and future leaders and draws on her diverse board, industry experience and diverse networks to mentor individuals to reach their full and holistic potential in a dynamic new world of work and life.
With effect August 2020, Shireen assumed the position of Group Chief Academic Officer of Richfield Holdings.