Burgert Kirsten is an organizational psychologist and applied improvisation practitioner. He sees himself as a connecter, who facilitates people’s connection with themselves, their creativity and with one another. This serves as a solid foundation for facilitating creative group processes.
Burgert is a Director with Playing Mantis, a creative training and development consultancy that straddles the worlds of organisational psychology and theatre arts. All of Playing Mantis’ workshops and interventions are customised to address their clients’ specific needs. They are trained in cutting edge methodologies that create a space for participants to find innovative solutions for their challenges and learn from each other. They take great care with the design of their workshops to fully engage all participants and ensure a real shift.
The Thrivable World Quest is supported locally by the South African Organisation Development Network (SAODN), a not-for-profit company, which actively promotes the practice and sets the standards of organisation development in South Africa and beyond.