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The Team

Who We Are


Dr. Michélle Booysen

CEO, Pétanque NXT

Dr. Michélle Booysen, CEO of Pétanque NXT, merges Law and Economics expertise to drive client collaboration for change. She revolutionized change management with the VizPro® Process Mapping Approach, earning three international awards. Leading Pétanque NXT and aiding C-suite executives, she aligns business goals with processes, people, and technology. Based in The Hague and Cape Town, she spearheads Pétanque NXT's European expansion as a co-founder and shareholder of the Pétanque Group. Over 22 years, the medium-sized company has served 120 clients, offering process, project, and change management services spanning data, automation, blockchain, M&A, systems integration, and performance improvement.

Ivanna Granelli

CEO, Can!Do Consulting

Ivanna Granelli founded Can!Do 30 years ago and has led the company ever since. A teacher by training, she transitioned into the corporate world as an IT trainer at SAPPI and First Paper House from 1991 to 1993. In 1994, she established Can!Do to combine her passions for education and business, aiming to unlock the business value of ERP systems through end-user training. Can!Do's consulting services are utilized by many of South Africa's largest companies across diverse industries such as finance, mining, energy, healthcare, insurance, retail, and telecommunications. Clients include AECI, Anglo American, Clicks, Coca Cola Beverages, FNB, MTN, and Spar. Ivanna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Education from Unisa, a Higher Diploma in Education from the Johannesburg College of Education, and an additional Diploma in Education from Unisa. Her entrepreneurial flair and practical solutions continue to define Can!Do’s success.

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Dr. Jeanne Fredericks

Founder & CEO, The Change Hub

Dr. Jeanne Fredericks is a data evangelist and seasoned educator passionate about demystifying data, strategy, and transformation. With a background in Social Science, she excels in collecting and analyzing data for impactful business insights. She owns The Change Hub, specializing in Organizational Transformation, partnering with top JSE companies and global giants. Holding a PhD in Information Systems from UCT, Dr. Fredericks is a sought-after speaker in Data, Strategy, and Business Transformation, with invitations from UCT, UWC, and Stellenbosch University Business School to share industry insights.

Vincent Labuschagne

Executive Director, Pétanque NXT

Vincent Labuschagne has over 20 years experience in business operations and has successfully setup the operations of multiple business in different sectors from multi-million Rand SMME’s to multi-billion Rand enterprises. With a passion for efficiency, he has developed a skill set in leveraging technology (robotic process automation being one of them) as an enabler of the efficient business.

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Dr. Annelize Booysen

Founder, Your Global Village

Dr. Annelize Booysen, a Top 100 Women of the Future in Emerging Tech, founded Your Global Village, a forward-looking global business community. With a rich international background spanning 9 countries and 4 continents, she merges her global perspective and economics expertise to aid businesses in preparing for the Future of Business. Transitioning from academia to entrepreneurship, she established TechEdge Business, offering workshops on AI and emerging tech application. Hosting Immersive Tech Masterminds and speaking at international forums, she's an active member of Meta Shapers and Top 100, connecting with Frontier Technology experts globally. Despite her focus on tech, she remains relatable to diverse audiences. Leveraging years of experience, she ensures clients unlock their potential and achieve competitive advantages through structured consulting and training.

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