Alrien Van Der Walt
Alrien is a Rapid Results Catalyst for the Rapid Results institute and owner of iResults, a Consulting company focusing on supporting leaders with implementation, integration, innovation using the rapid results approach and theory of constraints principles.
Under her guidance, more than 40 leadership teams have achieved significant change through the accelerated implementation of strategic goals, turnaround plans, and business improvement objective. Alrien has supported teams in South Africa, Chile, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Nigeria, Canada, Dubai, and Ireland.
Prior to founding iResults, Alrien was employed by Anglo American, a global mining company, from 2007-2015 where she held a number of senior positions providing performance improvement and implementation support. During this period Alrien was responsible for development and management of a change management and performance improvement function within the Technical Solutions Division using the rapid results approach together with providing implementation support as part of the Asset Optimization process. During her tenure there, Alrien was a recipient of an Anglo American Applause reward for partnership in acknowledgement of change management and improvement initiatives facilitated.
Before joining Anglo American Alrien worked as an independent contractor at an engineering and infrastructure consulting company in the steel industry and hospitality sectors. From 1999-2005, Alrien was employed by Brandrill Torrex, a Mechanized Mining company as Human Resources and Training Manager. It was during this period that Alrien developed a change management process within Brandrill Torrex using the rapid results approach.
Alrien was born and raised in South Africa. She has a Master of Engineering (Mining) and Post Graduate Diploma in Mining cum laude from the University of Witwatersrand together with an BA in Political Science (Honors) and a BA in Political Science & Psychology cum laude from the North West University.