Antony Jennings Biography


An Introduction to Antony Jennings antony jennings

Antony Jennings is a Strategic Change Facilitator and Trainer, Team builder and Motivational Speaker based in Port Elizabeth but operating throughout South Africa, East Africa and Asia. He grew up in Port Elizabeth, studied Physical Education at UPE (now NMMU) and then taught for three years at Dale College in King Williams Town. After 14 years fulltime in leadership in an International Youth NGO (YFC) he established his own Management Consulting and Training Company 15 years ago. He and two partners then established Zifundise Training and Consulting to operate more broadly as a BEE company within the South African context. The Company focus is on Leadership and Management Development, Strategic Change Facilitation, Team Building and Motivation. The company has links into Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania. Antony has worked in 13 countries, largely serving major corporates like Coca Cola Sabco, Sun International and Standard Bank.

Antony has extensive experience into the area of organizational culture and employee engagement. Amongst others, he led the culture change at the Victoria Falls Resorts in Zambia for Sun International and the Education Faculty at NMMU under the then Dean Anna Naidoo.

Antony is passionate about developing leadership and motivating people to take charge of their lives and to achieve their dreams through living a goal centered life. He is also involved in mentoring leaders and executives all over the world. He writes a weekly Mentoring Letter which is posted on the website www.zifundise.com and his personal Facebook page. He has also written columns in monthly newspapers. Antony published his first book ‘Born for a Time Such as This” in November 2014 and will publish his next book before the end of 2016.

Antony has developed a number of significant training courses that have been changing lives throughout South Africa. “Self Leadership” was the initial course and due to its success, he developed “History Makers-How to be a Self Leader in the Workplace”.

In 2010 Antony developed a motivational workshop called ‘The 7 Choices of a Successful Work Life’ and more recently created an education specific version called ‘The 7 Choices of Successful Educators.’ All these workshops continue to run with rave reviews.

Antony’s latest offering is a programme called Finishing Well – Empowerment for Retirees and is designed to help people face the final phase of their life from a holistic perspective.

Antony recently established a Non-Profit Organization called The L.E.A.D Legacy, to specifically address the glaring need for leadership with a focus on the Millennial generation, as well as creating a framework for developing a role model public school in SA.

On a personal level, Antony is husband to Angelique and father to Lyndsay. They are all ardent Manchester United fans. Antony plays golf and squash and loves to read and travel in his spare time.