Biography of Premie Naicker



Premie Naicker is an executive with over 20 years’ experience in the software and Media industry and is the the founder and CEO of a start-up company, Green Skills Consulting (Pty) Ltd.  GreenSkills is a collaborative organisation that focuses on developing young individuals and management and leaders of today using an integrated approach of both hard and soft skills.

Prior to GreenSkills, Premie was CEO of Aigs a software distributor in the Progress application development space and Yellowfin Business Intelligence, where she has served in various management and leadership positions from sales, consulting, and channel partner development and people development.

Before joining AIGS Premie was the CEO of DST Global Solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa where she provided Operations Management, sales and marketing leadership, driving strategy and people development. Premie was also an Executive Board Member of DST Global Solutions.

Premie has worked herself up from Researcher, to Sales and Account Management to Sales Manager, Sales Director, Chief Operating Officer to Managing Director and finally Chief Executive Officer.  Premie holds an MBA and is currently working on her PhD which looks at Integrating Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ) and Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP) for sustainable Leadership in the 21st Century. She spearheaded two change management programs in both organizations and successfully integrated Emotional Intelligence into both change programs.

Premie works with individuals and organisation’s on one on one coaching interventions, facilitating leadership development in corporate business teams, design and facilitate people development programs and specialisation in woman’s leadership and skills development for the youth.

Sharing the knowledge and experience gained in the information technology space and her passion for holistic development and building and nurturing young future leaders is what motivates and drives her.