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.