Meet Jan Goedvolk

Jan Goedvolk is an experienced executive, trainer, consultant and facilitator with 18 years experience working within MNC’s and in the education industry in different leadership roles.

His educational background is in Law, and he holds two Law degrees. He holds a B-Juris degree and an LLB degree and continued his studies in Economics and Entrepreneurship. He practiced law working for the Department of Justice as a prosecutor in Johannesburg, working in several special prosecution units and also worked for the Director of Public Prosecutions office Witwatersrand Local Division, as a State Advocate.

Most recently he held positions as Dean & Executive Director of Hult International Business School, Dubai and Shanghai. Previously he was also Berlitz Corporation’s Global Leadership Director for the Emerging Market region, which comprises all countries in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan. He has held leadership roles with Berlitz in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

He has lived and worked in 5 different countries and on projects in 14 others. In the last few years, he has worked with, managed and led multi-cultural teams representing about 40 different national cultures. The field of intercultural communication and leadership is of great interest to him and assisting companies in finding solutions for their teams and organizations so they can evolve and grow, is his passion.