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Creating innovative pathways for people-led transformation

Empanda is a ‘People Consulting’ business with deep skills in organisational change management, leadership and coaching, people strategy, learning and development, as well as human capital management.

We deliver change and training services for large transformation projects, as well as consulting professionals on an ad hoc basis. We are passionate about people-led transformation, which is a mentality that puts people first.

The Empanda triad of business areas include our head-hunting capability, our consulting services and our eInteractive development boutique.

Services

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Talent

Empanda works hard to attract and scout highly skilled people-led transformation consultants.
We use a strategic, networked approach to head-hunting, and are passionate about finding our clients the talent needed to succeed. We provide a high calibre ‘home’ for our consultants, working to ensure that our people like to stay on the journey with us.

We have a rich network of talented people with a range of people skills.

People

Executive Search

Short-Term Placements

Permanent Placements

HR and Talent Advisory

People Consulting

At Empanda, consulting starts with strategy and facilitating our stakeholders in defining their approach to change. We insist that corporate transformation starts with people, who need processes, and are enabled by systems… as opposed to new systems, with updated processes that require adoption.
The evolution of people is key to future organisational development.

We believe in, and deliver
people-led transformation.

Services

Organisational Change Management

Executive Coaching

Human Capital Consulting

Training Consulting

eInteractive

We have evolved beyond traditional eLearning, and are leveraging modern educational technologies to create online consulting tools and learning products that enable highly effective engagement with wide and diverse audiences and businesses. Our eInteractive boutique delivers high-end graphic design, crafted into rich stories that elicit strategic and analytical insight.

eInteractive enables and fuels deeper human engagements.

Products

eLearning Tools

Consulting Tools

Communication Tools

Market Research

Our Team

Thabiso
Thabiso
Thabiso, our eInteractive departments artistic maestro. Thabiso is an incredibly skilled designer who also has skills in video post-production editing! He has fresh ideas, is motivated and driven, and we can’t wait to produce all kinds of magic with this talented young man.
Fredo
Fredo
Fredo is an SAP Trainer that has had the opportunity to share his experience on an international platform. He also loves adrenalin sports, which tells us he’s up to any challenge.
Dirk
Dirk
Dirk is a highly experienced SAP trainer with a real passion for people… over 30 years in the education and training industry tells us that. He strongly believes that teamwork is the key to successfully implementing projects, and we feel lucky to have him.
Velile
Velile
Velile is a senior training consultant, with a natural aptitude for understanding the impact of a change programme. She has a background in finance, FMCG, retail and transport, and has the beautiful, quiet spirit of ten warriors.
Darryl
Darryl
Having come from a strong financial background, 6 years ago Darryl took a leap of faith and as it turned out, found his true calling as a highly efficient, SAP FI certified trainer. Darryl does what it takes and remains positive even in the face of the greatest adversity.
Niamat
Niamat
A qualified organisational psychologist, Nia has an in-depth understanding of the effect change has on people. She is a thorough, detailed, and highly effective change manager.
Herman
Herman
Herman is a highly effective SAP trainer, and has experience working on SAP projects as far as Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
Wayne
Wayne
Wayne specialises in HR and strategic business improvement, and brings cutting edge thinking to building Empanda’s internal capabilities.  He is our People and Performance Lead.
Rosalind
Rosalind
Rosalind is the Empanda Head of Storytelling. She helps us push our creative boundaries and strengthen our ability to craft inspiring and engaging stories.
Patience
Patience
A seasoned SAP trainer, Patience has 8 years’ experience in finance and has worked in the public and insurance sectors.
Neal
Neal
Historically a lead animation artist with experience on 2 top grossing, international release films, our Head of Interactive brings progressive production experience to Empanda.
Melindie
Melindie
Melindie is a highly skilled eLearning Developer we are happy to have on our team.  She values attention to detail and accuracy.
Lydia
Lydia
Lydia is a passionate and resourceful SAP trainer with strong experience in training material development and support.
Janice
Janice
Our Head of Talent has over a decade’s experience in 4 different countries.  Her deep specialisation brings global, forward thinking ideologies to our talent business.
Warren
Warren
Warren has a passion for rural life and is skilled in many areas, most notably land management. As farm manager, he is responsible for the care of Empanda HQ facilities.
Karla
Karla
Karla is a highly intelligent and committed change and training analyst, who always manages to keep those she works with organised and grounded. One of our ‘next generation’ consultants, Karla is a highly valued member of our team.
Chesston
Chesston
A key member of the Empanda HQ team, Chesston is a skilled graphic designer with particular expertise in developing comic strips and interactive learning material. There is never a dull moment with Chesston around, as he is always able to tell a good story and has a great sense of humour.
Christy
Christy
The CEO and founder of Empanda, Christy has world class experience and is a subject matter expert in people-led transformation, with background in strategy, organisational change management, learning and development, and human capital management. The guiding force behind Empanda, she breathes life into everything we do.
Edison
Edison
Edison is a SAP certified instructional designer and assessor. He has deep experience in training SAP retail and has worked on numerous large-scale projects, which makes him a special part of our team because of the large retail clients we service with SAP training needs.
Fhatuwani
Fhatuwani
With a background in finance, Fhatuwani has training consulting experience in the retail, manufacturing and FMCG industries. He has worked across a wide range of business processes with a number of large clients. Be careful of him, because he will tease you.
Jess
Jess
Jess is the Empanda Chief Operating Officer. Apart from being responsible for command and control of the CEO, she also looks after all administrative matters relating to the business and people management. Empanda’s know to be nice to her – she manages payroll.
Ephraim
Ephraim
Ephraim is a passionate and dedicated training consultant, with an excellent technical and functional understanding of SAP and Microsoft. Skilled in supply chain management, logistics, mobility, finance and controlling, project and contract management, CRM and sales distribution, he adds a wealth of knowledge to our pool.
Salomon
Salomon
Salomon is the Empanda Strategy Practice Lead. With a host of academic achievements behind his name, he has experience across a range of industry sectors with a strong focus on marketing. Committed to the development of Empanda, Salomon has big ideas for this organisation.
Gavin
Gavin
Gavin is a graphic designer, eLearning content developer and front end web developer responsible for building the beautiful Empanda visual identity. He is never satisfied with the mediocre, takes pride in the smallest detail and is the heart of Empanda’s creative team.
Gordon
Gordon
Gordon has a vast range of experience. Not only is he a qualified and skilled training consultant, but has previously worked as a qualified accounting technician and as a buyer and procurement officer, which gives us a unique insight into these worlds. We are lucky to have Gordon on our team.
Daniela
Daniela
Daniela is a massively powerful and committed learning and development professional with strong didactical, analytical and creative skills. With experience working on multiple blue-chip clients, Daniela is the real deal. Daniela leads.
Emma
Emma
With 10 years advertising experience behind her, Emma is our resident communications specialist and is Head of Brand for Empanda. She has the eye of an eagle and goes more than the extra mile, delivering work that is not only beautiful, but considered, informed and effective.
Tyrone
Tyrone
Tyrone is a talented trainer, with a natural affinity for helping his learners understand. Focussing on building an integrated approach to change and training, he is a man with many insights into our emerging way.
Evan
Evan
Evan is the Empanda Chief Infrastructure Officer. He looks after IT support for all Empanda people, and oversees Empanda system development, Porta Pandana infrastructure, agriculture and building projects. The only reason he would consider leaving Empanda is if the coffee were to run out, which tells us he is pretty hard core!
Kobus
Kobus
A deeply skilled organisational change manager with over 20 years experience, Kobus not only plays an integral role on Empanda projects but is also our Change Practice Lead. Kobus has been with Empanda since day one and has walked our journey with us since the very first step.
Shaun
Shaun
Shaun is a dedicated and talented graphic designer, web designer, illustrator, draughtsman and writer. He takes great care in his work and always does so with a smile and a sense of humour, which has earned him the respect of his colleagues and clients alike.
De Villiers
De Villiers
De Villiers is a digital designer, 3D animator and new media expert who plays an integral role in the development of Empanda’s interactive system for market. His delivery will mark the start of a new chapter for Empanda, welcoming eCommerce into our stable.
Lisa
Lisa
Lisa is an adaptable and professional SAP instructional designer and assessor, with deep experience in supply chain management. Lisa is also a trusted member of the Empanda team, and goes above and beyond to deliver even in the most difficult situations.
Jorge
Jorge
Jorge is a very talented graphic designer and eLearning developer with a great thirst for knowledge. He is always reading a book or teaching himself a new skill. As a matter of fact, he taught himself how to code. We think that’s pretty impressive.
Charmaine
Charmaine
Charmaine’s extensive experience in the financial services and retail sectors gives her the upper hand when communicating in a language our clients understand. A specialist in corporate communications, Charmaine is enviably and naturally elegant in everything she does.
Loretta
Loretta
Loretta is an experienced SAP instructional designer and trainer, and qualified train the trainer professional. She has a background in supply chain, finance and inventory management, particularly in retail. Loretta is proof that dynamite really does come in small packages.
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle is a deeply experienced organisational change management professional, with a specialisation in organisational development. She has previously worked as a practising psychologist and is a natural executive coach and facilitator.

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Call Us: +27 (0) 21 110 5830
Email: info@empanda.co.za

3 Westerdale Road
Durbanville
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