Potchefstroom, South Africa
Henri Bezuidenhout is a South African currently enjoying a full-time position as Associate Professor in International Trade at North-West University in South Africa. With a PhD in International Economics and extra graduate studies in international relations, he has a keen interest in international human behaviour.
Before entering academia, Henri also worked in several countries including Mauritius, Swaziland and the UK as a freelance consultant.
His passion lies in leadership development and team dynamics. Professional interests also lead him down the path of becoming an International Coach, Federation Associate Certified Coach and a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach; these roles form the foundation of his interest in group coaching and team dynamics.
In addition to being a Richard Lewis licensed partner, Henri is also a CQ certified comprehensive trainer and an Associate partner for Hofstede-Insights. Having also completed the INSEAD Leading Across Borders and Culture course with Erin Meyer, he is in a perfect position to combine the best of the best in cultural work for custom client solutions.
He has a background in International trade and International Marketing and has published several peer reviewed papers on multinational enterprises operating in Africa. As a visiting Professor in Thailand, he also taught International Marketing in South East Asia to students ranging from Chinese to Filipino and German.
Henri has travelled to more than 50 countries and has worked with individuals from more than 110 countries.