Prof. Hennie Kriek


Prof Kriek is a founding director and CEO of TTS-Top Talent Solutions. His most recent position was that of President of SHL USA, Canada and Latin America. Before that he was the founding member and Managing Director of SHL South Africa.

He was a full time faculty member and Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of South Africa from 1982 until 1994.
Prof Kriek is currently the Chair of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP of South Africa). He was Chair of PAI (People Assessment in Industry) an interest group of SIOPSA, as well as the Assessment Centre Study Group of South Africa for a number of years. He also chaired a task force of SIOPSA that developed guidelines for the implementation and validation of fair personnel selection practices in 1991, 1998 and 2006.
He is an International Affiliate member of the American Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the International Test Commission (ITC) and the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
He was a visiting Professor at Colorado State University, 1989-1990, where he conducted post-doctoral studies on fairness, discrimination, EEO and affirmative action. 
He published widely in the field of Human Resources and Personnel Psychology and presented scientific and practical papers at various international conferences. He still consults actively in the field of competency design, objective assessment, assessment centres, selection, personnel decisions, talent management and human resource development.