“Doing Human Better” is what Dr Paddy Pampallis believes coaching can achieve as well as supporting massive social change. Her mission is to help people find ways to “being fully human” more skilfully which allows them to reach their full potential while becoming more fulfilled.

Dr Pampallis (above) is the founder director of The Integral Africa Institute and The (Integral Africa) Coaching Centre (TCC) and Ubuntu Coaching Foundation. Also a founding member of the Global Coaching Community (2004) and COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors South Africa), Dr Pampallis is a research fellow of Middlesex University, on the assessment board of the World Association of Business Coaches and is Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) registered. She was one of the first five people worldwide to get her doctorate in executive coaching in 2005.

She was one of the guest speakers at the final Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM) ENGAGE session for the year on 11 October, which focused on coaching in the context of higher education.