Dirk Cloete - Bio
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Dirk Cloete is the founder of Integrative Enneagram Solutions, a global Organizational Development and Coaching solutions provider. consulting and training services to individuals and organizations. He has been working with the Enneagram since 2005, and over a decade of experience in teaching the enneagram, and is highly respected in the field for his expertise and ability to apply the enneagram in a practical, effective manner.

Dirk has a background in software development, statistical research, startup technology, psychology and business, and has worked with a wide range of clients including executives, coache, organisational development specialists, entrepreneurs, teams and individuals. He is a certified enneagram professional, and is committed to helping people understand and utilize the power of the enneagram to improve their lives and relationships.


  • Dirk Cloete founded the Integrative Enneagram Solutions in 2011, he is the CEO and majority shareholder
  • He has blended his passion for the Enneagram and deep understanding of software technology to reinvent the way people are developed and to bring uniqueness and humanity back into organizations.
  • Dirk conceptualised and wrote the software of the core algorithms of the iEQ9 Enneagram assessment. Using early Artificial Intelligent machine learning techniques to create adaptive decision tree psychometric tests
  • Dirk trained (2014 - 2018) in person with Claudio Naranjo. Completing his programs: SAT 1,2,3,4 and Balzac, 27 Subtypes and Positive Psychology with Kathleen Stinnett.
  • Dirk completed Enneagram training with some of the great experts such as: Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Beatrice Chestnut, Jerry Wagner, Uranio Paes, Wendy Apple, David Daniels, Russ Hudson, Claus Roager
  • His passion is bringing communities together to share and learn.In 2014, 2016, and 2019, he conceptualized, organized, and hosted the International Enneagram Conferences attended by over 200 international delegates and presenters.
  • Dirk served on the Board of Directors of the International Enneagram Association and presented at several IEA Enneagram Conferences.
  • He is a member of the Enneagram in Business Network.

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When he is not inventing now software and working with clients, Dirk enjoys reading Greek philosophy, spiritual and mindfulness practices, experimental cooking, VR gaming, AI Art, writing

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