JJ van de Vyver




South Africa


Management Consulting



Chartered accountant, psychonaut, strategist, public speaker, facilitator, writer, educator, storyteller, dreamer. Interested in exploring the emerging collective paradigm, and in articulating the structures that facilitate it. Passionate about organisational models that empower, ennoble and enable the human spirit. Undercover earth-child in the mythical town of spires.

College: Pembroke

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Posted by: on October 25, 2018

An old friend

“There they are, just follow them my dear.” I thanked the reassuring waiting staff member before turning my back on the Pembroke dining hall. I was one of the last ones out, having lingered to catch up with some fellow graduates. Tonight we were guests at the High Table, perched on the dais opposite the […]

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Posted by: on October 3, 2018

And I wander

I write this letter tucked in a jersey on the third story of Pembroke College. From the gentle hold of my chair I can hear the bells of St Aldates Church, just make out the façade of mythical Christ Church, and rest easy in the knowledge that my favourite ice cream shop is just a […]

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Posted by: on September 14, 2018

Get to know JJ van de Vyver

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would your manager describe you? Best friend: Audacious Manager: Esoteric Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I grew up in South Africa and continue to call it home. My travels have taken […]

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