Eben van Blerk is a management consultant with more than 25 years’ experience in development, maintenance and support of information systems in the short-term insurance industry. Eben holds a Doctor of Technology degree from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, as well as an MBA from Stellenbosch University. He specialises in emotional intelligence and brings vast practical experience to any workshop. Eben is also experienced in qualitative research, university teaching and supervision of master’s students. He is a scholar and advocate for emotional intelligence and has a passion for assisting individuals to become more emotionally intelligent.