Judy MalanJudy Malan

South Africa


Occupational Information

Job Title: Consultant and Tutu Leadership Fellowship Director

Professional History

Judy Malan has joined AFLI in a part-time capacity as director of the Tutu Leadership Fellowship, while retaining her independent consultancy.  Her work is with senior teams at large institutions and systems, helping them to align their strategic intent and improve the effectiveness of the way in which they collaborate, lead and engage their eco-system towards its realization. She also supports C-suite leaders as an executive coach. One of her focus areas is enabling groups to collaborate effectively where conflicting worldviews co-exist, such as in multi-cultural settings and public-private-social sector partnerships. Enabling groups to have generative dialogues in conditions of complexity and uncertainty is another.

Judy is a Newfield Network trained coach and an accredited facilitator of Organizational and Family Constellations with the Hellinger Institute. She worked and studied with a range of teachers, including Gita Bellin, Don Beck, Judy Wilkins-Smith, Bob Keegan, Deepak Chopra, Otto Scharmer, Thomas Hübl, Jennifer Cohen and Richard Boyatzis.

Prior to starting her own practice in 2013, Judy spent 14 years with McKinsey & Company, where she was a partner of the Firm from 2004, based in the Johannesburg office. During this time her work focused on enabling large-scale performance transformation programs, with a particular focus on organizational culture and leadership. She also had the opportunity to lead both the Organization and Public Sector practices for McKinsey in the region.


B. COMM (LLB)- The University of Stellenbosch
BCL (Master of Law)- The University of Oxford (Balliol College)


2006 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

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About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.