Dr Marko Saravanja

Dr Marko Saravanja


Qualifications: PhD, Performance Management
Specialisations: Strategy, Performance, Emotional & Spiritual Intelligence

Dr Marko Saravanja is the founder and chairperson of the Regenesys Group. He obtained his PhD in Performance Management and was a finalist in the Ernst and Young’s World Entrepreneurship Awards in 2009.

He has served on the Advisory Board of First National Bank in South Africa. Dr Marko has delivered inspirational talks internationally for large corporates and governments.

His programmes have inspired, changed lives and energised thousands of people from across the world. Marko has written a widely acclaimed book called ‘Secrets of Success’.

Dr Penny Law

Dr Penny Law


Qualifications: PhD, Spiritual Leadership
Specialisations: Leadership, Emotional & Spiritual Intelligence

Dr Penny Law co-founded Regenesys with Dr Marko Saravanja in 1999 and is the current Dean. Prior to this, Penny worked at the University of the Witwatersrand as a lecturer and Programme Manager and was the Residence Tutorial Scheme Coordinator at the University of Cape Town.

She has a Master’s degree in the Psychology of Education from the University of the Witwatersrand and completed her PhD in Spiritual Leadership at the University of the Western Cape.

Mr William Vivian

Mr William Vivian


Academic Head: School of Public Management

Qualifications: Master’s in Management

Specialisations: Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Development

William Vivian is a founding director at Regenesys. He joined Dr Marko Saravanja and Dr Penny Law as a Director and Shareholder at Regenesys in 2001.

In 1996, William worked at Wits University as a Researcher and from 1997 – 2000 he worked as a Director in Government.

He has a Master’s degree in Management from Wits University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from MEDUNSA.

Dr Richa Arora

Dr Richa Arora

Group CEO and Director

Qualifications: PhD, Marketing
Specialisations: Marketing

Dr Richa Arora is the Country Head for Regenesys India. She has a PhD in Marketing, M.Phil. (Marketing), M.Sc. (Environmental), an MBA, a UGC-NET and JRF and a B.E. (Environmental).

Richa has more than 15 years of academic, research, institutional and administration expertise. Her experience spans four universities and multiple local and international institutions, boards and task teams.

Her professional involvement in institutions is defined by the contest of ideas, their translation into actionable initiatives, and building up of institutions.