Coen Bester spends most of his life in fast-growing companies either as angel-investor, mentor or non-executive board member. He has successfully founded, grown and exited his own technology business along the way. His passion is the mentoring of next-generation leaders for a global world.
His areas of expertise includes strategy, leadership and culture.
Coen’s academic journey includes two engineering degrees and an MBA. He has also completed the OPM Program of Harvard Business School
In 2012 he published his first book, Live and Lead: A Personal and Organisational Guidance System (Porcupine Press).
Coen is a born South African and lives in Pretoria with his wife and two cats. They are proud grandparents of a granddaughter. He is a keen cyclist and addicted to learning and reading.