Francois specialises in career coaching and self- and career exploration learning experiences, equipping individuals to navigate a fast changing world of work. He founded the Curiosity Company and is the Fjällräven sponsored explorer for Africa, and a member of The Explorers Club, based in New York City. The Curiosity Company was founded to equip individuals to navigate a fast changing world or work by conserving the instinct to explore.
Francois is very passionate about using the ancient art of tracking wild animals on foot to help young explorers better understand the principles and fundamentals of curiosity – which in turn helps them tackle their their own unique process of self and career exploration in a fast changing world of work – where solving complex environmental problems is the future of the world of work.
Francois is a qualified Integral coach through the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, and has also done his nature-guide and back-up trails guide training through the African Guide Academy in the Okavango Delta. He also completed the advanced Depth Facilitation course through the Depth Leadership Trust. He has facilitated expeditions for more than 15 years, visiting various countries and projects in Africa with young explorers.