Vice President
Safemap Africa

Phone +27 83 725 1371


Karl holds an MBA, an Honours Degree in Industrial Sociology and a post graduate Certificate in Leadership Coaching. He is dynamic, analytical and big-picture thinking and is talented in seeing through complexity and linking strategic patterns and issues related to large-scale transformative change initiatives in ways that inspire commitment and action.  

He has designed, developed and delivered large-scale transformative projects and has worked with a vast number of organisations across Africa, Europe, North and South America and the Middle East. Industries he has worked in include Minerals and Resources, Heavy Industry, Manufacture, Construction, Utilities, Media and Financial Services.

He has held senior level positions in both large and small organisations. Prior to his work in the human and organisation development fields, he was the General Manager of one of the divisions of Marlin Corporation Limited, a listed resources company, where he was responsible for growth in distribution facilities and sales of quarried granite blocks and beneficiated stone products both locally and globally. He was also the founder and managing director of Katlego Syzygy, a niche market consultancy specialised in strategic change management, specifically around the dynamics of mergers and acquisitions.