Rex Glanville

Rex Glanville – Non Executive Chairman, DPI-Africa

As a specialist strategy consultant Rex has been involved in Strategic Projects since 1994 when the company was founded. He has worked across a broad spectrum of industries in both South Africa and the United Kingdom including Financial Services, Construction, Property, IT and Manufacturing.

Early in his career, Rex joined the Greatermans organization and was appointed as CEO of Checkers. Checkers’ strategic direction was successfully redefined and the company developed over the next 8 years into the country’s largest and most successful supermarket group with over 300 stores employing 30,000 people.

Rex was invited to join The Tongaat Hulett Group (THG), one of SA’s largest industrial conglomerates. Following an extended AMP at Henley, he served for 9 years as CEO of their Foods Services Division, consisting of eight companies in various FMCG Segments. Rex left THG to establish Decision Processes International Africa.


Greg Carolin – Managing Partner, DPI-Africa

Author, Business Adviser, Facilitator, Public Speaker.

Greg has over 18 years experience in critical thinking methodologies to assist organisations to mitigate risk in decision making directly related to resource allocation and opportunity selection to drive new revenue streams to drive transformational growth.

Greg authored the best selling book, Leadership Pure and Simple which focuses on how to practically learn how to acquire the key skills that any leader has to master to become a great leader.

Greg’s personal life goal is to “make a difference”. To implement this life goal, he works with organisations of any size and any industry, including Government to assist them to think critically about their purpose and how they can change the game in their selected industries and continue to be relevant and exceed the expectations of their stakeholders.

Greg also mediates and facilitates board meetings for organisations in order to align executive and board expectations.

Greg awaits your call


Tom Bouwer – Senior Associate, DPI-Africa

Tom Bouwer has been an independent business consultant since 1998

He has consulted, both locally and internationally, to multi-nationals, the manufacturing, financial, fleet management, property development and technology sectors as well as to various governmental initiatives.

One of the ‘flagship initiatives’ of government was the establishment of Commercial Crime Court Centres throughout the country. Business expansion activities include the search for and appointment of business partners and product re-sellers.

His academic background covers the disciplines of law, corporate governance, financial management and information technology. He has been a director and chairman of a number of business and non-profit organizations.

Rod Hooper-Box – Senior Associate, DPI-Africa

Rod joined DPI as a Senior Associate in 2004. In this capacity he has worked with major companies participating in over 100 projects across a wide range of industries in RSA and the UK, focusing on Strategy formulation, Product Innovation, and Strategic Business Model development.

With a BA from Rhodes University, and Industrial Psychology from UNISA, Rod specializes in Creative Thinking and Innovation and has utilized these specialist skills to develop unique Competitive Strategies designed to strengthen his client’s competitive strategic capabilities.

Rod’s initial careers included banking, teaching, behaviour modelling consultancy and human relations fields. Rod has held HR executive positions as GM Personnel, Checkers Supermarkets; Group Training and Development Consultant Greatermans and Checkers and Human Resources Executive of the Truworths Chain, Training & Development manager for SAB’s Africa and European operations.