Born and bred Capetonian! Well not quite born - I was born in a very small European country called Moldova (then part of the Soviet Union, and mostly known for its grapes and wine industry). For over 20 years I have now called Cape Town my home, which could have something to do with our vast wine industry too.
I graduated with a BA degree in Psychology & Communications. This is where I found my passion for human development and psychology and thereafter decided to complete an Advanced Counselling Diploma through SACAP, while volunteering at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital and completing my intern training at a Counselling Centre.
My interest in the human psyche, the development of people and passion for helping those in need led me into a career of recruitment.
With EarthStream I began to focus my recruitment career on the Engineering sector, recruiting technical experts for some of the largest Engineering Consultancies and Construction Contractors in South Africa.
As I have progressed, so has my portfolio and scope of works, today I see myself supporting some of Africa’s leading Oil & Gas, Logistics, EPC, Renewable Energy and Mining companies, still with engineering at the core but also blending a decent level of commercial support. I love the variety and scope of my daily role and absolutely love the diversity the role brings to me.
I believe that although we operate in a sales environment, it is important to never lose touch of our human side. I enjoy taking the time to get to know both my clients and candidates, as this helps me get the very better results for them, and for me.