Expert Teacher and Speaker
Mabatho is an expert teacher, speaker and consultant on personal development and increasing one’s personal power. She facilitates pioneering women to gain the tools, confidence and courage that enable them to attain success and fulfilment in all aspects of their lives, through her company The Bridge. For the past 10 years she has worked with various enlightened teachers both locally and internationally on spirituality, personal mastery and leadership. She has also been a student of the psychotherapy tool, Transactional Analysis for over 3 years. She incorporates this valuable tool, aimed to help individuals with self awareness and effective communication, in her teachings. Mabatho has been working extensively on developing women for the past 4 years.
19 Years Professional Work Experience
Mabatho has extensive and diverse work experience in sales and marketing, strategy, asset management, management consulting and change management. She has worked in industrial development and international trade. She then worked as a New Business Development Manager for Total SA before she joined the financial services industry, first in private equity as an Assistant Portfolio Manager for Infrastructure Investments for Old Mutual Asset Management and subsequently as a Director and Head of Institutional Business Development and Marketing for Cadiz Asset Management. Mabatho left the asset management industry to pursue her passion which was to facilitate the true empowerment of women. Mabatho has had extensive leadership training. She underwent executive leadership coaching as part of the senior leadership of Cadiz, She is an accredited Learning to Lead leadership trainer.
Mabatho is still involved in investments through her role as an independent investment committee member on the RMA Investment Committee and as one of the Directors of Leoatle Investment Holdings. Mabatho is also an associate of Synnovation, which teaches Innovation skills.
Qualifications and Memberships
Mabatho believes in the value of education as can be seen from her numerous qualifications. She has an honours degree in Economics and Marketing from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth College, an honours degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town and an MBA from Hull University.
Mabatho is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa and a member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa
She is passionate about recognizing and unleashing the potential and authentic power in others for the good of all. She believes that the unlocked wealth of South Africa and the continent lies in the many people who have not yet reached their true potential irrespective of where they are in life.