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Jacques de Villiers

CEO at Growth Institute


Jacques de Villiers is the CEO at Growth Institute; a Management Consulting firm focused on training and development solutions, which strives to respond to the Knowledge Economy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution by offering sustainable, rewarding and accessible training solutions.

He holds qualifications in Human Resource Management, Management Services, Marketing Management and Post School Education. He is a trained Assessor, Moderator and Skills Development Facilitator and has published two books; “Law for Tourism” and “Study Skills for Life Success” while contributing to several other academic publications.

Prior to starting Growth Institute he was a Captain in the South African Police Service, a lecturer at the Central Johannesburg College, the COO of the Commercial Advancement Training Scheme and the CEO of “Workplace Integrated Training Solutions”.

He was chairperson of two local union branches, a member of two School Governing Bodies, a league winning chess coach and the Chairperson of the South African National Sunday School Association on the West Rand.

He has been married to Tersia, the girl of his dreams, for 26 years and has two adult children.

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