Jerry Gule – President, Institute of Human Resource Management, South Africa

CEO, Institute of People Management (IPM), NPC

Director, Gule Executive Coaching (Pty) Limited

Dr Jerry Gule is the CEO of the Institute of People Management (IPM). He is one of the founding directors of Gule Executive Coaching (Pty) Limited (“GEC”) and practices as an executive coach. Dr Gule was General Manager, TOTAL Marketing Services Competency Centre (Pty) Limited, an internal consulting company of TOTAL Africa Middle East.  He also was General Manager: HR & Transformation at TOTAL South Africa (Pty) Limited.  He serves as Chairperson of Love Trust, and is Non-Executive Director at the Aurum Institute, and member of the HR & Remuneration Committee. He is the Chairperson of the Aurum Innova Board.  For 13 years Dr Gule he was Chairperson of the South African Employers for Disability (SAE4D), a position he relinquished in 2019.


Professional Business Coaching Programme (GIBS)

Member, International Coaching Federation (ICF)

Member, Institute of People Management (IPM)

Member, Christ Church Midrand (CCM)

D.Ed. (Doctor of Education), Harvard University 


He and Dr Gugu Gule, his wife, have three children and a grandson.