Partners - Joan Heynemann

Joan is a co-founder and managing partner of Competence Incorporated and holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Her career commenced within the Local Government sphere where she played a pivotal role in facilitating the acceptance and implementation of the use of Assessment and Development Centre Technology as part of Human Capital Development.

She then opened a small consultancy where she was involved in various business mergers and retrenchment exercises. These projects provided her with strong project and business management as well as facilitation skills.

During 1998, Joan was approached to re-establish and manage the Psychometric Assessment division of Old Mutual South Africa, a multi-billion-dollar international financial services company. After 8 years, she concluded her corporate career and co-founded Competence Incorporated.

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