About Us









We Are NPI Shuttleworth Academy

Growing Minds | Growing Industries

About Us


Wendy Shuttleworth

Managing Director / Author


Israel Noko

Group Chief Executive Officer


Value Proposition

We provide Learnerships, Training, Coaching & AI Brain Workouts for business to be better equipped for the future.

We find the Specific Cognitive Ability you want to increase, train the skills, then allocate Game Brain Workouts for a year, to fire & wire it  to Your Brain.


  • International benchmarked staff
  • Focused Training spend on individual gaps for their specific job ad cognitive ability
  • Future fit employees
  • Cognitive development
  • Creativity and innovation improved
  • 4th and 5th IR and future focused
  • Actual changes measureSkills Development Act Advantages:
  • It encourages an increase in workplace productivity.
  • It helps to improve the standard of living for employees.
  • It promotes education, learning, and the development of new skills as well as work experience.
  • Return on Investment and Mind Shift.

Course Instructors & Coaches

Photography by Jeremy Glyn for Wendy Shuttleworth in June 2021

Wendy Shuttleworth

Managing Director

Accreditation Director: Duke Corporate Education

Group Head: Accreditation and Programme Strategist

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Director of True Genius (Performance and Talent Development Management.)

Site Evaluation, Monitoring, Auditing and Verification for Services Seta and HWseta

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Israel Noko

Group Chief Executive Officer

Israel Noko is the Founder & CEO of NPI Governance Consulting (a leading BEE Advisory & Project Management company).

He is passionate about the intentions behind Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“BEE”), including the economic transformation of South Africa.

Israel’s experience has focussed on developing and executing strategies that would enable ...

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Dr. Ali Monadjem

Facilitator and Coach

Ex-Mckinsey principal consultant with 15 years' experience in EPNG, Strategy & Organisational Development, and 3 years' experience in M&A, working with Sub-Saharan Africa parastatal and corporates.

Working as Board member and decision maker of two entities which experienced merger / acquisitions over the last 3 years

Worked with EPNG client to build strategic approach to CPM mines.


Jeanne Louw


Jeanne is a highly experienced human resource leader with an expert pedigree in change management and organizational development across multiple industries.

He has 30+ years versatile industry experience having worked extensively for large companies in the mining, insurance, banking; construction and manufacturing sectors.

Experience and acumen cover HR lead in capital projects (R10b+), change management, management consulting...

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Vincent Mokena

Skills Development Manager

Vincent Mokoena is a SETA liaison in respect of managing the compliance of the processes.

His areas of expertise include Project and Program Management.

His background in (ETQA Specialist) has allowed him to understand the importance of SETA implementations and the compliant side of things for learnerships and skills program registration for varied client...

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Dineo Nyakale

Head Coach, Facilitator & Psychology

Dineo Nyakale’s work experience assisted in dealing with people and being able to communicate effectively.

She also does coaching for one of the programmes NPISA offers which is Neuro Life Review which offers career, financial and emotional counselling for the learners hosted at NPISA.

This programme helps with emotional intelligence and assists one with dealing...

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Caroline Zee

Coach & Facilitator

My coaching offerings are borne from over 15 years in corporate retail banking, the last 9 years working on various coaching and consulting projects in Africa through my business Clued-Up and; integrating and discovering creative expression and self-awareness

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Ebrahim Boomgaard

Coach & Facilitator

Ebrahim is an Accredited NEUROGRES coach.  I have worked in the SETA  environment for 15 plus years being in the quality assurance, stakeholder relations and research and strategy units at Cathsseta and FASSET. Also ran a private business for a couple of years focusing on business coaching and process improvement.  I have spent time as an entry level coach and manager to executive level and serving as a director on the Board of Gauteng cricket for ten years.


Laurinda Hendricks

Facilitator & Assessor

Various management roles within the Corporate Environment

Experience in running a training academy

Facilitation in Africa on various levels

Expertise in learnership programs from facilitation to assessment.

Specialist in training delegates with disabilities

Member of Woman in Leadership Network...

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