Gideon Malherbe


Gideon is a founding partner of VCI and has successfully worked on a number of complex strategic development and change management projects in a range of industries spanning from natural resources, finance, publishing and the automotive sector.

His specialty is applying Scenario planning to leverage competencies, optimise asset utilisation and develop appropriate operable strategies.

Lionel Louw


Lionel is a founding partner of VCI and has international experience in visioning, strategic positioning and large-scale change processes.

Lionel has been involved in a variety of organisational and strategy projects for clients including Woodside Energy, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and BMA.

He has been directly involved in strategy and visioning workshops for large shared services business ventures, and large scale organisational change projects within the mining industry.

Graeme Stanway


Graeme is a founding Partner of VCI. He has extensive executive level experience in innovative concept development, strategy development and large scale transformation.

His consulting assignments have encompassed CEO level strategy in iron ore, gold, coking coal, uranium and oil & gas, as well as for major universities and industry bodies.

Graeme lead the positioning, design and implementation of a highly impactful transformational strategy process – which has been noted in the book “The First 11” as a benchmark case study in strategic management. He is the recipient of a medal from the ICE(UK) for innovation in Engineering.

Roby Stancel

Partner - VCI Munich

Roby Stancel is the Partner leading VCI Munich. He brings two decades of uniquely broad experience in technology innovation across a multitude of industries to the VCI team.

He has helped create a wide range of products and services, from aircraft and car interiors, chocolate bars and production equipment to medical products and logistics chains.

His clients have included AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, BHP Billiton, BMW, Lufthansa Technik, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Siemens.