Shanaaz Majiet

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Shanaaz Majiet

Accredited Master Coach, Leadership and Organisational Development expert

Shanaaz is a professional accredited Master Coach, Leadership and Organisational Development expert. She specialise in working with leaders, managers  and teams in the public sector. She has gavitas and great depth of experience as a former public servant with 27 years in senior leadership roles across government. Her unique offering is that she bring an intimate understanding of the context, its complexities, how to navigate the terrain, build teams that perform, build capacity to transform dysfuctional behaviours in teams,  join with her client and step into their world with great skill, immediacy and impact.


On My Work & Experience

She is currently the Head of the Tshwane Leadership and Management Academy. Previous roles include – Executive Director of Shanaaz Majiet Business Consulting, former Superintendent General/HOD for the Department of Local Government and Houing in the WC Provincial Government, former Deputy Director General for the national Department of Cooperative Governance and former Chairperson of the Accreditation Panel of Experts for the Department of Human Settlements. Shanaaz coach newly appointed Directors General and Deputy Directors General in the South African government as part of the National School of Government Induction Programme.  She also coached high performing international and local clients in the financial services sector, parastals, non governmental sector, LGBTI movement, disability movement, women’s movement, international donor agencies, academic institutions, politicians, community, human rights activists, policy think tanks, social entrepreneurs and artists.  

Professional Memberships


  • Accredited Master Coach (MCC) International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Accredited Master Coach: African Board of Coaches, Consultants and Coaching Pshychologists (ABCCCP)
  • Accredited Coach Gestalt International Study Centre (GISC)
  • Coaches and Mentors South Africa (COMENSA)