CURRICULUM VITAE: DR LLEWELLYN B. LEWIS

Sole Proprietor and Principal Consultant of BMI-BRSCU

B.Sc. (Pret.); Post-graduate Diploma in Market Research and Advertising (S.A.);
M.B.L. (S.A.) (Cum Laude); D.B.L. (S.A.) F.C.I.O.B., F.I.H.S.A. M.S.A.I.E.A.
Research Fellow, Greenwich University Business School, United Kingdom
Associate Lecturer in Strategy, Open University Business School (U.K.) MBA programme (in association with UNISA GSBL)

 

Attended the course at London Business School in September 1991 on Systems Thinking and Strategic Modeling for Senior Managers. Subsequently developed a detailed macro-economic model of the building industry, based on the iThink Strategic Modeling Software Package. Attended an advanced programme in Executive Reinvention with Goss Reid Associates, Austin, Texas, U S A in February/March 1997. Subsequently developed the BMI-BRSCU Leadership – Reinvention Programme, an intensive two-day workshop guaranteed to reinvent and transform participants. This multi-disciplinary and multi-functional workshop is regularly offered for individuals from different companies, as well as for customised in-company programmes.

 

Presented a Master Class on Leadership and a paper on the Business Implications of Complexity Science at the International Conference on Creativity and Leadership in Entrepreneurship at the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, July 2002, and at De Montfort University in Sandton, South Africa in October 2002. In September 2003, presented this Master Class at the University of Greenwich and University de Loule, Algarve, Portugal and at De Montfort SA In October 2005 presented the Masterclass at UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership

 

Previous positions include:

  • Site Engineer, Grinaker Construction
  • General Manager, Mazista Limited
  • General Manager, Corocrete (Pty) Limited
  • General Manager, Resocast (Pty) Limited
  • General Manager: Marketing, Everite Limited and Group Marketing Director, PG Bison Limited
  • President, Institute for Housing of Southern Africa (1986 – 1988)
  • Chairman, National Association of Home Builders (1990 – 1991)
  • Chairman, Alumni Association, UNISA GSBL (1997-1999)
  • Member of the UNISA GSBL Board (1997-2002)
  • Professor Extraordinarius. UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (1995-2001)
  • Associate Lecturer in Creativity, Innovation & Change, Strategy, and the Management Research Project, Open University Business School (U.K.) (1999-2001)
  • Professor, Corporate Strategy & Management, De Montfort Business School, Sandton, South Africa. (2002-2003)

 

Author of more than 50 papers on topics such as Housing, Quality of Life, Systems Thinking, Scenario Planning, Leadership, Strategic Management. Author of more than 100 commissioned, ad hoc and syndicated multi-client research reports Regular speaker at international, national and in-company conferences and seminars.

 

More than 50 years business experience, including sales and marketing management, strategic planning and general management.

 

Sole Proprietor and Principal Consultant of BMI-BRSCU cc since 1990. Initiated a Scenario Planning process (debut 1990) (The BMI STRATEGIC FORUM) that develops political, economic and industry scenarios, and monitors the political, economic, social and industry trends against these scenarios. This is a powerful think-tank and business network, which monitors the changing environment on an on-going basis.

 

Currently subscribed to by some 40 leading organisations, drawn from diverse industries, associations, parastatals, and government bodies which have an interest in the on-going surveillance of the socio-political, economic-, and selected industry environments in SA. Specialist in Scenario learning, Strategic Consulting to top management teams of leading organisations, Leadership- and Organisational Reinvention.

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