Karel van der Molen
Karel is an admitted attorney and a Master Human Resource Practitioner and Registered Mentor with the South African Board for People Practice, having obtained completed various qualifications in law, human resource management and financial services, in addition to gaining extensive experience in both the private and public sector environments.
He is a Professional Associate of the School of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University. In that capacity he has been involved in the provision of comprehensive range of human resource services including recruitment and selection, personnel orientation and development and industrial and labour law issues. He has also lectured, facilitated and consulted widely to a wide variety of institutions, organisations and companies, both nationally and internationally.
Prior to this, Karel worked for the Department of Justice and, after working for a firm of attorneys in Cape Town, joined a major financial institution, working first as a legal adviser, later moving into senior management and the field of human resource management and development.
This combination of background and experience has given Karel an enduring passion for people, their growth, development and empowerment, which has led to a strong commitment to and involvement in working with people as individuals and within organisations.