Lance Bloch

Internationally acknowledged clinical psychologist, corporate trainer, and management consultant Lance Bloch, MD of Lance Bloch & Associates for the past 18 years, is a strong all-rounder. He is a former Junior Mayor of Cape Town, South Africa, an international hockey player, and has had poetry and prose published in various magazines. He has often appeared in the media, locally and internationally, from interviews on CNN, American Public Broadcast Radio and several leading South African TV and radio programmes and channels, to articles on him and his work in Agence France Presse and most South African newspapers and many magazines. He also has written articles for many newspapers and magazines.

He has had the rare distinction of being recognised both locally and internationally for his work, having being named one of the winners of the Junior Chamber International “Four Outstanding Young South Africans” Awards in 1995, and “The Outstanding Young Person of the World” Honouree in 1996, for the barrier-breaking, reconciliation and community building work he has done in South Africa, including for the integration of previously violently opposed military forces.

He is currently on the Board of the newly established Greenleaf Centre for Servant Leadership in southern Africa, for which he is Training Director. He has been a keynote speaker at recent conferences in SA, the UK and USA on “Servant leadership in South Africa: Lessons for the World”.



Benji Phangela

Benji Phangela is also a registered Clinical psychologist, who has worked closely with Lance over the past 20 years, especially in the field of Diversity Training and Team-Building. Benji was part of the National Training Team of the SA National Defence Force, trained by Lance to run the Psychological Integration Programme for the integration of the different forces.

Benji has worked for another large parastatal, Telkom, first as a psychologist, and latterly as the Manager of the Employee Assistance programme, which runs courses, consulting and training for employees in a wide range of areas. He is one of the country’s leading experts in the field of counselling of HIV/AIDS. He is conversant in many of the official languages of South Africa. Benji also runs a part-time private practice as a psychologist.

Benji has been working in the past years in the area of training in teambuilding and behavioural safety compliance on mines, and has helped Lance train several other facilitators to do the same.


Mishkaa (Geetanjali) Khanna: modelling picture

Mishkaa (Geetanjali) Khanna

Not only is Mishkaa  one of the best international coaches and mentors Lance has ever met, but  CEO’s of some of India’s top advertising and event management companies regularly consult her for her fresh and innovative marketing ideas and contacts in the movie and glamour industry.

Mishkaa has starred in Bollywood (the Indian equivalent to Hollywood, which produces over 800 movies a year) movies and as Baby Geeta, was probably India’s best known and loved child star ever. She was listed in the Guinness and Limca Books of World Records as the youngest ever winner – at 8 – of a National Film Award (the equivalent of an Academy Award). Apart from the above Mishkaa has successfully run her own TV and Film production company, Mishkaa Productions. In addition, for several years she worked in India as a model, having been named “India’s Best Model”, working with some of their top brands.

Mishkaa has worked with Lance Bloch and Associates as a public speaker, coach and mentor, workshop facilitator and marketing / sales person since 2004.



LBA also has 10-20 other experienced mostly Black (speaking the necessary local languages) facilitators, some of whom who have been working with LBA on a project basis for over 10-15 years.

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