about scott hewitt

Scott’s career has seen him with Standard Bank for over 22 years as well as being exposed to several different facets within the financial services industry. These include Sales, Retail Banking, Operations, Finance, IT, Project Management and Financial Planning. His areas of expertise developed during this period included strategic planning, project implementation and career mentoring.

The last 5 years has seen him focused on Financial Coaching and Graduate Development in the Financial Planning field managing the Western Cape Graduate Academy for Standard Bank Financial Consultancy.
Qualifications including Management Advancement Programme (MAP) - Wits Business School and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning (CFP) – University of the Free State.

In 2010, after 14 years as a manager fulfilling a coaching and mentoring role, Scott started his own practice, Focus Coaching. He attained a formal qualification as a coach with Results Coaching Systems who is accredited with the International Coaching Federation.

Scott specialises in coaching young entrepreneurs and graduates, assisting them in cementing their careers in the business world. He also focused a large part of his career on the development of new junior managers in the corporate environment.

Scott is also a participant in the International Coaching Week through the Coaching Caravan in Africa. This takes place in the 1st week of February every year. In 2011 Scott formed part of The Business Bridge Initiative through goal setting coaching sessions for previously disadvantaged business owners in the informal sector.

Scott is a member of COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa) and also is a member of the local Neuroleadership Institute SA Forum.

what other people say

This is what others have said about the coaching work that Scott has done:

"Scott's coaching techniques have empowered me to be accountable to a person whose opinion I truly value… Myself!!! This is an achievement as well as a requirement of anyone who wants to make lasting changes in not only their own life, but in the lives of others." Edward

“I would like to thank Scott for walking this mile with me and making a difference in my life. Today my framing shop is almost 4 months old, I am so happy and I enjoy my new career every day.” Sherene