Vanessa Botha

Vanessa Botha has been a training manager at Conflict Dynamics since 2010. She is an experienced consultant in labour relations and learning and development, having consulted independently on these matters for 10 years prior to joining Conflict Dynamics. During this time, she also practiced in alternative dispute resolution as a Tokiso panellist, where she predominantly worked as an independent chairperson of disciplinary enquiries.

Vanessa has many years of experience in the corporate sector, notably as an industrial relations specialist for Nestle South Africa. She also has extensive experience in academia having been a 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 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.

Vanessa is available to train in English.