Fred Guest

Managing Director

Fred has more than 17 years experience in the areas of competency design, occupational and psychometric assessment, and integrated talent management. 

As a consultant he assisted a range of national and international companies in the manufacturing, financial and service industries in the design of competency frameworks for integrated talent management systems, the development of recruitment and selection strategies, internet-based competency and occupational assessment practices, as well as performance management and succession planning systems. Working with Executives and Senior Management teams, he implemented projects in Southern Africa, Egypt, Europe, Singapore, and Australia.

As an academic and scholar, he has published and presented at a number of conferences. He has presented 20 papers at refereed national academic/scientific conferences to date.

He is often invited to lecture with various South African universities and has supervised two Master dissertations. 

He has acted as a Supervisor for five Industrial Psychology Interns and one Psychometric Intern in the last two years.

He was President of the Society of Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA) from June 2006 – 2008, Past-President from June 2008 to June 2009 and was awarded honorary membership of the Society for his contribution to IO Psychology in South Africa in 2008.

Fred has been an active member of the Executive of SIOPSA for 2004 to 2011.  He was the convener of the IOP Future Fit program and Scope of Practice working committee and is a member of the SIOPSA conference Abstract Committee and Scientific Review Board.