Ruan is the Executive Director of Lifework Leadership in Pretoria, South Africa. He holds an MBA from Regent University, Virginia Beach. He owns a real estate agency in Pretoria, the capital city of South Africa, and he is the Human Capital & Marketing Director of Bigen Africa Group (an infrastructure development firm). Ruan is passionate about leadership development and city changer initiatives. He also serves on the board of directors of POPUP (People Upliftment Programme) and the Thswane Youth Development Programme. He is happily married to Corinna and they have three lovely children.