Management Team

Prof Marius Stander | PhD, M. Com

Founder & Principle Consultant

Professor Marius Stander is a registered Industrial and Organisational Psychologist, Master HR Practitioner and executive coach with more than 30 years of consulting experience to various organisations globally. He is a full professor of Industrial Psychology at the North-West University (SA) and an internationally recognised researcher accredited by the National Research Foundation (NRF). Marius is a lifelong honorary fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organisational Psychologists of South Africa (SIOPSA). Areas of expertise include Talent Management, Assessment, Senior Executive Coaching and Leadership Development.

KEY SECTORS: Industrial, Manufacturing, Mining, Property development, Energy

Prof Llewellyn van Zyl | PhD, M. Com

Founder & Senior Associate – Netherlands, Europe

Professor Llewellyn van Zyl is a registered Industrial and Organisational Psychologist and acclaimed international scholar. Llewellyn is a member of faculty at Twente University (Netherlands). He frequently delivers papers globally and is a rated senior researcher (NRF). He has consulted to various multinational companies and served as president of SIOPSA (2015/16). Areas of expertise include Performance Optimization, Online Interventions, Talent Technologies and Strength Based Development.

KEY SECTORS: Industrial, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Academia

Dr Ederick Stander | PhD, M. Com

Managing Partner

Dr Ederick Stander is a registered Industrial and Organisational Psychologist. He has published more than 20 articles in local and international peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented his work at leading international conferences across the globe. He consults widely to numerous business organisations and leads strategic projects on behalf of PTG. Ederick is senior faculty at the North-West University. Areas of expertise include Talent Management, Leadership Development, Executive Search and Assessment.

KEY SECTORS: Sport and tourism, Industrial, Manufacturing, Professional services, Energy

Dr Danie du Toit | D. Com, BA

Senior Associate

Dr Danie du Toit is a registered Industrial and Organisational Psychologist. Danie frequently publishes in peer-reviewed journals and has presented as a subject expert at various international conferences. He spent 20 years as senior Human Resource Leader in business organisations before launching a full-time career in consulting and academia. Areas of expertise include Depth Psychology, Senior Executive Coaching, Conflict Management and Relationship Adaptation.

KEY SECTORS: Industrial, Manufacturing, Mining, Media, Energy

Associate network | Global

PTG has a global associate network of Talent Professionals based around the world and with strongly affiliated links to leading universities. This associate network is managed by the PTG operational team.