About Andrew Harding

Andrew has over 24 years of experience in numerous middle and senior management positions in both operational and people management roles. Andrew is an independent consultant specialising in strategy development, business improvement, Lean manufacturing, organisational development, competency management and change management. Andrew has worked with all levels of employees, from Executive level to the frontline employees coaching, training and assisting with the implementation of internationally recognised workplace best practices for measurable business improvements. He has worked for and consulted to large corporations such as SAB, ABI, BHP Billiton, Lonmin, Randgold, Assmang, Coca Cola, Clover Dairies and Buckman Laboratories, both locally and internationally. Andrew has an uncanny ability to solve difficult and complex problems in a practical and consultative manner. He is passionate about empowering and developing people at all levels and generously shares his knowledge and expertise. Andrew is an accomplished facilitator using interactive techniques, coaching and sharing of real-life experience and examples. His emphasis is ensuring pragmatic application in the workplace for sustainable change. He is a also a founder and facilitator of World Alive offering personal empowerment programs and has assisted scores of people to find new meaning and direction in their lives. He is a trained NLP practitioner. Andrew also writes articles and presents at conferences on topics such as talent and competency development, multi-skilling, leadership at the front line and World Class manufacturing.

Learning Innovation Africa 2018

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    A trip to Turkey, Workshops with a difference and other latest happenings

A trip to Turkey, Workshops with a difference and other latest happenings

Catalyst and adventure have gone hand in hand the last few months, here’s some of what we’ve been up to recently

Strategy and Leadership Workshop

A few months ago Catalyst was approached to facilitate a Strategy and Leadership workshop for the Africa and Western Europe Division of a client in the Agribusiness sector; the cherry on the cake was that […]

Rebranding Catalyst

As you may have noticed in our newsletter, Catalyst has a new look. We decided earlier this year after our strategy session that we needed to modernise our look and given our passion for mountains to bring forward a bolder mountain theme. Some of the images we’ve used are from our trek to Everest Base Camp.

We also wanted to […]

Prizm Innovation Game

THE PRIZM INNOVATION GAME is a complete system for innovative thinking, simultaneously a tool, a method and a map for systematic innovation. It works with real problems to find real solutions immediately and is based on an exhaustive investigation of the problem at hand and Catalyzes the inspiration necessary for innovative thought processes.

The game is played with 6-12 people […]