Dries Velthuizen

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Knowledge strategist, manager, facilitator
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction Andreas Gerhardus Velthuizen was born in 1956 and is married for twenty-six years. He has two adult children (a son and a daughter). For the last twenty-four years, he resides North of the Magalies Mountains in Pretoria, the Capital of South Africa, from where he inter-connects with the local and international community through his vocation as inspired entrepreneur, scholar, and community leader. Currently he is the owner of a micro-enterprise in pursuit of contracts as consultant in the field of knowledge production, knowledge development, and change management for businesses and peace initiatives in Africa. He completed a Doctors Degree in Politics from the University of South Africa (UNISA) obtained through the Centre for African Renaissance Studies. The title of the thesis was “The Management of Knowledge: A Model for the African Renaissance”, a trans-disciplinary study dealing with the management of knowledge in Africa according to a trans-dimensional knowledge management model. The thesis presents solutions to find collaborative middle ground between international organizations and African society.
Interests Learning and coaching, family activities, service to the community, relax watching sport and live music
Favorite Movies A Beautifull Mind
Favorite Music New Age, Afrojazz
Favorite Books Gordimer, Tolstoy, Kipling