About Leading Edge Business Solutions

Meet The Team

Andrew Badham

Andrew is passionate about communications and making connections. As an actor, playwright, singer, song writer and over all performance enthusiast, Andrew has learned the importance of effective communication in the social environment. A graduate of UCT, he has a Bachelor of Arts double major in Drama and Media&Writing. He has always found himself at home on the stage, be it theatre or music. He has also had a keen interest in the behind the scenes occupations of writing and directing. At school level he was awarded Best Script two years running as well as Most Versatile Actor and overall Drama Honours. The psychology behind performance and how that applies both to stage and interpersonal interaction is focal point for Andrew and formed key aspects of his studies.

Idolate Phetheli

Idolate started as a Training Administrator at Leading Edge in March 2012 where she covered the front desk and admin.  She has been responsible in the printing portfolio since 2015 and was promoted to Admin Team Supervisor and Accounts Clerk in 2017.  Idolate is passionate about working with people.

Formal qualifications include:
Executive Secretary - Boston Business College
Diploma in Hotel Management - Academy Business College
Customer Service International - Certified Business Professional (CBP)
Pastel Payroll - CTU
Business Communication - Certified Business Professional (CBP)
Excel Basic - Leading Training

The Professional Supervisor - Leading Training




Kerrin Badham

Kerrin is the HR and Operations Manager at Leading Training and is passionate about learning and personal growth.  She has a BA (HDip) Ed from Wits University with majors in English and Psychology and has experience teaching English at high school level and extensive experience in training and managing.

She loves dealing with people and the general well-being of the staff and delegates is her primary concern. She also facilitates soft-skills courses in HR, leadership and instructional design.

She is a qualified SDF (Skills Development Facilitator), having completed the UNISA Certificate in Skills Development Facilitation in 2015 with distinction.   She is registered as an HR generalist with the SA Board for People Practices (membership no. 42866985). She, together with a team of professional facilitators, project manages customised training interventions for Leading Training clients.  Their services range from training material development to high-impact facilitated interventions that result in organizational change and team growth.

She is accredited as a Level 1 Cultural Intelligence Facilitator with The Cultural Intelligence Center and has completed the Wits online Instructional Design course in 2017.  Kerrin is a dynamic facilitator who consistently gets excellent reviews for the training she conducts.

Lawrence Maoka

Lawrence is a Sales Manager and Training instructor at Leading Edge Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd since April 2008 and has been a technical instructor since 2004. Lawrence combines technical knowledge with good communications skills and consistently receives enthusiastic reviews from his students. Lawrence has trained in all 9 provinces of South Africa as well as in the DRC, Botswana, and Swaziland.

Operating Systems and Application Software
Windows 95 – Windows 10, Office 97/2000/XP/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project, Visio, Microsoft Excel Dashboards
Open /Libre Office Writer, Calc, Impress, Base
Google Apps
Gimp, Scribus
Wordpress and Joomla Content Management Systems
Soft skills / Business Skills
Selling, Presentation, Communication, Time Management & Anger Management.

Certified Technical Trainer (Ctt+)
N5 Electrical Engineering
Installation Liaison Officer (Telecommunication)
Business Communication
Microsoft Office Specialist, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
I-Net+Hardware and Networking from City & Guilds of London
Google AdWords
Google Analytics

Linah Moudzwi

Mark Badham

Mark is the Managing Director of Leading Edge Business Solutions. Mark has been programming since the age of 10 when he wrote his fist Basic Program on an Apple IIe. He has always been passionate about computers and education and started tutoring matric students in 1994. Mark has been training advanced Linux courses, installing, configuring and maintaining Linux servers since November 1999. In 2002 Mark began training Perl courses. Mark was among the first group to write the LPI level 2 Certification in South Africa in 2004. Since March 2006 Mark has been training PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. Since 2009 Mark has started training Java and Python.

Mark's formal qualifications include:

Bsc (Engineering) Electrical

Institution: University of the Witwatersrand.

Final Subjects IncludedComputer Engineering

Certification: Level 2 Certification

Institution: Linux Professional Institute

Masego Morudu

Masego is receptionist and Front Desk Person at Leading Training. She is a graduate from the University of  Johannesburg. She holds a BA in Language Practice. Her passion is in communications. She has recently joined the exciting Marketing team as an online content writer. She is trained in Adobe Illustrator and is in a career path to be a Social Media Marketer and young professional at Leading Training. She is passionate about on-line learning and believes one can never go wrong with life-long learning.


Nana S Maila

Nomvula Nkabinde

Nonhlanhla Mtungwa

Ryan van Rensburg

Ryan is a Senior Trainer and Linux Support Engineer at Leading Edge Business Solutions. He has been training in Linux, MySQL, PHP, HTML and JavaScript since September 2004. Ryan is a skilled facilitator who regularly receives outstanding reviews from his students. Ryan has been actively maintaining and designing Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) based hosting solutions since June 1999.

Ryan's formal qualifications include:

National Diploma: Engineering: Computer Systems

1999 Tshwane University of Technology

2005 Linux Professionals Institute LPI level 1 certification

2007 ICDL International Computer Drivers Licence

2016 CompTIA CTT+ Classroom Trainer

2016 Microsoft Technical Associate

2018 CompTIA Linux+

Sheron Mahuwa

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Woodmead Business Park
Ground Floor, Maple Place North
145 Western Service Road
Sandton 2196

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