Vanessa Botha is a Training Manager at Conflict Dynamics and has held this position since 2010. She is an experienced consultant in the areas of Labour Relations and Learning and Development, having consulted independently on these subject matters for 10 years prior to joining Conflict Dynamics. During this time, she also practiced in the area of alternative dispute resolution as a Tokiso panellist, where her predominant work was as an independent chairperson of disciplinary enquiries. Vanessa has a number of years of experience in the corporate sector, notably as Industrial Relations Specialist for Nestle South Africa. She also has extensive experience in academia having been a sessional lecturer in Labour Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Business School and Faculty of Commerce for 17 years. Vanessa has a B Com Honours (Labour Relations) from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Vanessa has over 20 years of experience in designing and facilitating training on a variety of topics under the Labour Relations banner, including Chairing Disciplinary Enquiries, Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Disciplinary Enquiries, Managing Employee Performance and Workplace Discipline, Conflict Management and the application of South African Labour Legislation.