Charles Henderson – Africa MBA indaba

Charles Henderson

Henderson & Harper

Charles Henderson
MD, Henderson & Harper

Mr. Henderson is a management and leadership development consultant with over 20 years experience in Africa.  His expertise is in using rational thinking and emotional intelligence to develop high performing leaders. Mr. Henderson has provided coaching and consulting services for a diverse group of organizations including the World Bank, Standard Bank, Nike, De Beers and Nampak. He has also engaged organizations throughout the USA, India, Hong Kong, China and Ireland.  Mr. Henderson taught at Milpark Business School for 10 years, and is an active mentor for entrepreneurs in the Demeter Network. Mr. Henderson is regularly invited to speak to diverse audiences on a variety topics ranging from “Leading with Love in Organizations” to “Succeeding with Emotional Intelligence & Rational Thinking in Maximum-Security Prisons.” He has also held interactive talks with middle and high school students in his “Heroin to Harvard; School is Cool” program focusing on the importance of education and the dangers of using drugs. Prior to his move to South Africa Mr. Henderson worked as an international analyst with JPMorgan Chase, where he travelled to Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East.  He also worked at the US headquarters of Otis Elevator Company in the area of leadership development and organizational transformation. Mr. Henderson has a Bachelor of Science in economics and finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.