Chief Operations Officer
Piers has worked for several of the largest businesses on the African continent as well as globally in education, training and engineering.
Specifically, Piers distinguished himself at Pearson, ADvTECH Limited and the South African subsidiary of Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated, Air Products South Africa over the course of his career.
Relationship & Marketing Manager
Prior to joining Novia One Group in 2016, worked for global speaker and human behaviour institution, Dr John Demartini, in the Music distribution industry, beauty industry, real estate and in large retail corporates
Obtained Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments in 2018 and is currently enrolled on the Client Experience 4.0 Management Programme
Passionate about delivering Novia One aligned client experiences to learning and development partners, meticulous project management drive and creative business developmental thinking
Course Production & Quality Management
Qualified as an Assessor & Skills Development Facilitator
Has been in the private education and training industry for 20 years
Sales & Marketing
Prior to joining Novia One Group in 2015, worked for international training company facilitating and localising soft skills training programmes, including customer service, leadership and finance programmes
Completed Financial Markets and Instruments Qualification in 2018
Passionate about delivering Novia One aligned client experiences to learning and development partners
Key Accounts Manager
Takes the role of the Key Accounts Manager at Novia One Group. This involves playing an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for the effective on-boarding of new clients.
Responsible for the development and achievement of sales through the direct sales channel. Focusing on growing and developing existing clients, together with generating new business.
Spent 10 years in venture capital and business development, establishing and growing technology companies.
Spent 6 years in strategy consulting and general management for listed companies in Finance and Healthcare.
Prior to joining Novia One Group in 2015, he was the National Manager for Clinical Services for Life Healthcare, General Manager for Netcare (SA), Investment Manager for 3i PLC (Germany) and Strategy Consultant for Bain & Co. (UK)
A medical doctor by training, he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and holds an MBA (INSEAD).