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I am a Professional Speaker and Facilitator specializing in Reputation Management. I help organizations & individuals grow, sustain and protect their reputations. Focus areas - Reputation Risk, Stakeholder Reputation Management & Crisis Management & Communication. I have worked in 15 countries to date and have run a solo practice for 19 years.
Deon is a speaker, advisor and expert facilitator on building, sustaining, protecting and restoring business and personal reputation. He is considered among the most influential thought leaders on the management of reputation with stakeholders and the mitigation of reputation risk.

Deon's compelling insights and upbeat presentation style have impressed a wide range of audiences all over the world. He has an ability to communicate reputation and crisis issues into language that non-experts can easily understand. Whether it is about the value of reputation, or what damages it to how to respond to a crisis that can destroy the reputation of an institution, Deon vows audiences with his hard-hitting and entertaining messages.

His keynote speeches, executive sessions and workshops are always tailor-made to fit each audience, industry sector and event format. He is constantly updating his slides with cutting-edge material and up-to-the-minute business news. Deon has spoken and facilitated at more than a 100 conferences in 13 countries.

Deon has been an independent advisor for the past 16 years working at the highest levels to help create, enhance and protect reputations. He has consulted to many major international & local companies in 13 countries - including China, Australia, South Africa, Malaysia and Singapore- in the areas of reputation management strategy and planning, crisis management, crisis communication and OD (Organizational Development).

In 2011, he was the Strategic Advisor on Crisis Management to the South African Department of Statistics during Census 2011.

He has been invited back by popular demand to the Annual Conferences of the Southern African Institute of International Auditors on four occasions. Three years ago he was chosen to be one of South Africa's three keynote speakers at the Global Conference of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

He presents continuing seminars on reputation issues to international and local companies and organizations. Topics include Stakeholder Reputation Management, Reputation Protection & Defence, Crisis Management & Crisis Communication for Reputation Protection and others.