Industrial Psychology

Marius W Stander

Marius Stander is a Professor in the Programme of Industrial Psychology. Marius is a registered psychologist (Category: Industrial) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and a Master Human Resource Practitioner, as well as a Mentor with the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP). Marius is a Lifelong Honorary member of SIOPSA. He completed a Doctorate degree in the field of Industrial Psychology with the North-West University, specialising in Psychological Empowerment and Leadership. He also holds a B.

Jeanine Pires-Putter

Jeanine has 12 years’ experience in the labour relations and trade union sector and more specifically 11 years’ experience as negotiator in wage negotiations. She is a registered Chartered human resource professional and has a successful track record of achieving effective and positive outcomes in various negotiations and consultations. She is also elected Chairperson of SAPTU NW (South African Parastatal & Tertiary Institutions Union) (4years).


Marissa Brouwers

Marissa Brouwers (PhD) is currently a Senior Lecturer of Work and Organisational Psychology at the North-West University in South Africa (PC). She is also the programme leader for Research at the School for Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management. Academically she has completed a Doctorate degree in the field of Industrial Psychology, specialising in the work-family interface.

Lené Jorgensen

Lené Jorgensen is an associate professor at the School of Human Resource Science on the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology in the topic of work-related well-being intervention. Her career started in the South African Police Service (SAPS) where she was responsible for managing the well-being of police personnel in the North West Province.