Dr. Charles Cotter


Charles is an independent, Learning, Training & Development Practitioner, specializing in management training, with over 17 years’ industry experience in global talent development.

He was a contract lecturer at TUT for over 11 years and he has also facilitated for the NWU School of Business Management; Enterprises UP; SBS; TUT Business School and Ibadan Business School.

Since 2004 he has offered training programmes and L&D management consultation services in a vast array of disciplines ranging from management; HRM; business communication to soft skills for over 115 companies in multiple/cross-industries, in both the public & private sectors, in 14 countries.

Charles has recently passed his PhD degree (expected graduation July 2018). Previously, he completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree (cum laude), a B.A Honours degree (cum laude) in HRD & a B.A degree.

He was the Vice President of the Southern Africa Professional Trainers Association (SAPTA), for 5 years. He is a registered constituent assessor with the Service SETA. He is also an external marker in HRM for UNISA.

Charles is a published, feature article writer in prominent HRM publications & regarded as an influential, L&D thought leader on social media, with a global, learning footprint & -followership.

He is a noted public speaker at national, continental & international conferences & also widely regarded as a subject matter expert in the field of strategic talent management & development.