An Energizer, Connector and Transformer, passionate about having meaningful conversations that create positive change in people’s lives and in the world.
Shannon Pam is a powerful professional speaker and internationally certified coach trusted by global companies to design and deliver interactive, life-changing keynotes that unite, inspire and transform leaders and teams, accelerating both their personal and professional growth. Shannon started her career at the age of 17 when she founded and grew a company that trained and led brand ambassadors for top multinational brands. By the age of 20, she had grown a team of over 150 strong. After working with some of the biggest names in FMCG, she was recruited by the world’s leading premium drinks company to fulfill numerous leadership roles at both a national and global level. She has since been a Trainer, Coach and Mentor to top executives and their teams, helping them deepen their work and life experience.
No stranger to the stage, Shannon has facilitated over two hundred group processes including: leadership, coaching and functional training; team cohesion and effectiveness workshops; company-wide cultural change initiatives; and medium to large-scale conferences of up to 800 delegates. She has led development programs for companies like Diageo International, Allan Gray, Sanlam Investment Management, Levis and Moet Hennessy and has spoken at conferences for the likes of brandhouse, Adcock Ingram, Old Mutual and Cape Union Mart.
Shannon is an internationally qualified coach, trainer and speaker. She holds a business degree and two postgraduate qualifications with thirty-seven first-class distinctions. Her eighteen years working with and within multinational corporations included Global Capability Management, developing programs that helped thousands of people in over 180 markets perform at their best. She left corporate four years ago to follow her passion and now focuses on helping others recharge, connect and thrive in their work spaces and in their lives. Although Shannon lives in Cape Town, she considers herself a citizen of the world and a patron of humanity. On top of her extensive academic background and work experience she’s also a well-known voice in the social and environmental space, passionate about connecting and having authentic, meaningful conversations that activate real change in areas that matter.