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Who We Are

Metaco is a bespoke consultancy focusing on strategic enablement, organisational design and change-agility with a unique focus at the interface between leadership, strategy and culture. Our work with thought leaders in prominent institutions and environments worldwide ensures our work is always aligned with global best practice and carries both local and international accreditation

Our Purpose

To create opportunities that transform leadership thinking, deliver value and change lives to create a better, more connected world

Our Mission

We are here to:

Maximise Beneficial Impact

with our clients (organizations, teams and individuals) in raising the levels of leadership consciousness and systemic awareness to co-create a better world of tomorrow, with higher standards and stronger core values

Enable Growth

of sustainable and trustworthy companies, equipped to thrive in an environment of ongoing change and disruption, through the development of aligned and collaborative leadership teams

Co-create Value

across the entire stakeholder chain of the companies, teams and individuals we work with, contributing towards the growth of the economy in an ecologically sustainable way


in the future success of South Africa by providing pro-bono and subsidised services to Non-profit Organisations in order to grow leadership from the grass-roots level

Our Guiding Principles

We believe the future of good business is deeply rooted in trustworthiness and compassion for all living systems. Our Guiding Principles ensure we remain centred in this world of disruption and uncertainty. As the foundation of our success, they provide a framework for our clients to transform their own leadership and culture.


We engage ethically in all our interactions, and are consistently respectful, honest and transparent


We think big, do the right thing and stay true to our beliefs, even when faced with adversity


We respond to complexity and uncertainty with imagination and choice to open up new ways of thinking and options for advancing


We anticipate disruption, flexibly adapt to changing conditions, and recover rapidly from setbacks


We believe in abundance rather than scarcity, and the ability of all to flourish and succeed


We co-create more value together than alone, and partner creatively across our eco-system

Our Clients

Working across boundaries, borders and industries

Our Team

World-class expertise at your service

Barbara Walsh
Barbara Walsh

Managing Director

Danny Tuckwood
Danny Tuckwood

Operations Director

Peter Hawkins
Prof. Peter Hawkins


Lisa Steingold
Lisa Steingold

Head of Marketing

Dirk Nieuwoudt
Dirk Nieuwoudt

Head of Product Development

Our Affiliations

Staying at the forefront of latest thinking in Leadership and Culture Change

  • Renewal Associates
  • AoEC
  • GP Strategies
  • TPC
  • ICF
  • Henley
  • IPM