Dr Pieter van Jaarsveld Resume

Dr Pieter van Jaarsveld

CEO: Tandem Training management and
leadership development consultants



Dr Pieter van Jaarsveld, a psychologist and a recognised international consultant in leadership training within the corporate business world, has appeared on several radio and television programmes. He holds two master’s degrees (in psychology and theology), and a doctorate for his thesis on the self-esteem of people. He is CEO of Tandem Training, which offers consultations on various topics with the emphasis on Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Creativity, Assessments, Organisational Development and Enhancement courses and with a focus on developing the self and others by improving interpersonal skills and relationships.

Tertiary Qualifications

  • BA, University of Stellenbosch
  • BA Honours in Psychology, University of Stellenbosch
  • B.Th, University of Stellenbosch
  • M.Th, University of Stellenbosch
  • MA in Psychology, University of Johannesburg
  • Doctorate: “Enhancement of the Self-Concept”, University of Stellenbosch

Positions and Achievements

  • Minister: Dutch Reformed Church, Nelspruit- Westergloed.
  • University of Stellenbosch: Lecturer in Psychology, part-time consultant for various companies.
  • Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein: Lecturer and Senior Coordinator, part time consultant for various companies.
  • Rand Water: Director Organisational Development and Training.
  • Privest Performance Solutions (Managements Consultants): Director.
  • Numerous consultations for companies in South Africa, Africa, and Internationally.
  • Presenter of various Radio and Television Programmes.
  • Published numerous articles and the following books “Gee jou kind selfvertroue” (bestseller), Heart of a Winner (which received the CBSA Best Publication Award 2004 South Africa), Hart van ‘n Wenner (bestseller), Dink jouself gelukkig (bestseller), Think your way to happiness and ‘n Gelukkige kind.
  • Regular Keynote Speaker at conferences in South Africa and Internationally.
  • Received various accolades as the best speaker at conferences.
  • Acted as Visiting Lecturer at Business Schools.
  • Served on advisory committees of Graduate School of Business.
  • Served on the Council of the Institute of Personnel Management, representing thousands of personnel practitioners throughout South Africa.
  • Chairman and organizer of the 6th International Nexus Emotional Intelligence Conference, South Africa 2007, as well as the International EQ 2014 Summit Africa.
  • Was involved with psychological coaching for various sports teams e.g. the Springbok Sevens and Stormers.