Maja originally trained and practiced as a medical doctor and psychiatrist in South Africa. Now based in Sydney, Maja has been working since 2001 as a leadership consultant and executive coach mostly within the context of organisational culture transformation programs. Maja is an associate of Cook-Greuter & Associates, where she has collaborated in designing, developing and delivering Leadership Maturity Framework workshops and coaching intensives. She is the only one in Australia and one of a handful of specialists world wide who has undergone a 18 months training with Cook-Greuter & Associates in scoring adult maturity through the SCTi-MAP (Sentence Completion Test – Mature Adult Development), an instrument developed by Susanne Cook-Greuter as part of her Harvard University doctoral studies, and in use with rigorous testing since 1966.
In support of her role as a coach supervisor, Maja has completed over two years supervision training in accordance with the standards of the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia and the Australian Association for Supervision.
Maja has been delivering workshops on the Leadership Maturity Framework since 2006. She is passionate about introducing and complementing adult developmental perspectives to current leadership theories and practices.