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YPO retreat facilitatorsMarlies Grindlay

Marlies is a specialist in sensory evaluation and conducts consumer research across Sub-Saharan Africa, building on product testing, ethnography, observation and storytelling in group and one-on-one interviews to understand local food culture and lifestyles. Marlie brings elements of design thinking and sensory experience into ideation sessions for generating new products and personal leadership brands. A lifelong learner with a keen interest in helping people reconnect with their inner core, Marlie helps YPO leaders develop new ways of thinking and being more authentic, using appreciation and returning to Nature as a source of inspiration.

Marlies brings special expertise in our Safari Programs in South Africa and Galapagos Adventures

Marlies has presented at the following Global Events:

ACRE and EDU conferences, South Africa since 2008
CPSI conferences, USA
CREA conference, Sestri Levante, Italy
Innovation Summit, Johannesburg 2012
SAAFFI – facilitated a World Café for 155 delegates, 2012
SAAFoST preparation for the SA World Cup conference
On Organizing committee for the first African World Appreciative Inquiry Conference (WAIC), Johannesburg 2015
Costa Rica – Creativity Immersion, 2009

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