Gavin grew up on a farm in Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg, South Africa and is a practical hands-on person. He is a Master practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), and has studied Strategic Intervention through the Robbins-Madanes Institute. (Strategic Intervention (SI) was developed by Anthony Robbins, Cloë Madanes and Mark Paysha and is a project dedicated to extracting the most practical and effective forms of strategic action and communication from a variety of disciplines such as Ericksonian therapy, strategic family therapy, Human Needs Psychology, organizational psychology,
neurolinguistics, psychology of influence, strategic studies, traditions of diplomacy and negotiation, game theory, and others, in order to bring about positive personal and cultural change)
Gavin’s passion lies in helping individuals and teams break through limiting patterns, tap into their greatest strength and find purpose and cohesion.
He began his training and speaking career in 1999 and then joined up with Anton van der Post in 2004.
He has since earned his credibility as a leader in his field. Gavin’s passion for what he believes in, and the manner in which he presents his programmes and talks, is both refreshing and practical. His approach is sincere and entertaining, and he creates an open and trusting environment
where people feel safe to be themselves and deal with potentially threatening issues in a positive and constructive way. His strength lies in his ability to very quickly identify patterns in individual behaviour and in team dynamics. His determination to help people overcome challenges and live a purpose driven life is what pushes him to achieve results.
Over the years he has worked with top companies at various levels from executive level down, with excellent results. He teaches simple, practical and innovative tools for getting phenomenal results.