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About our company

Talent Driven Value was founded in 2011 with the purpose of sharing over 20 years of global human resource and leadership experience with other organizations.

Our tag line is “Creating value with people, beginning with leaders.”

We believe that effective leadership directly contributes to business success and ultimate value. Effective leaders are able to mobilize and leverage their people’s capabilities which in turn creates the opportunities for their people to drive business performance. These opportunities develop people, enhancing their own personal value.

Gavin Pommernelle

Gavin Pommernelle is the founder of Talent Driven Value. Services are personally delivered by Gavin or through highly experienced partners who bring unique skills and the ability to deliver larger scale projects.

Gavin is a highly effective Leader and Talent Practitioner with extensive cross-cultural experience partnering with and coaching leadership teams:

  • Has over 20 years of experience delivering commercially impactful talent solutions.
  • Has an extensive multi-cultural / multi-lingual background having been based in Germany, Hong Kong, South Africa, England and the USA.
  • Brings multi-sector experience which covers Professional Services, Sports & Leisurewear, Sourcing & Manufacturing Operations, Chemicals and Retail.
  • In addition to his extensive Human Resources background, he has had to deliver in other business areas including Quality Assurance Management in the Chemical industry, Sales Management in the Retail industry; and local country unit leadership and P&L management.

He is able to apply sound business insights as well as deliver effectively through his experience coupled with key academic qualifications. These include:

  • an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, UK;
  • bachelors degree in Social Sciences, University Of Natal, South Africa;
  • accreditation in psychometrics from the British Psychological Society;
  • International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • executive level programs in leading strategy and change at Ashridge University and project management skills at Cranfield University in the UK.


We maintain strategic partnerships with other providers to enhance the scope and capability within their niche sectors and also to access unique capabilities that form part of our client solutions. These partnerships include:

Chasm Partners

Search for management teams in Healthcare Technology & Services for VC & Private Equity-backed companies.

Marquis Leadership

Accelerating what leaders do. Best.

Companies we have worked with