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Dr. Dieter Veldsman

Chief Human Resource Scientist


Dr. Dieter Veldsman is a distinguished figure in organizational psychology, with a 15-year track record in Strategic HR, Organizational Design, and Development. His career spans vital roles like Group Chief Human Resource Officer and Principal Consultant, influencing organizations across EMEA, APAC, and LATAM. His exceptional contributions to the HR field have been recognized with prestigious accolades, including the 'Chief HR Officer of the Year' award by CHRO SA Society in 2021 and the 'Practitioner of the Year Award' by the Society for Industrial Psychology South Africa in 2018.

A prominent speaker at global conferences, Dr. Veldsman explores HR, The Future of Work, and Organizational Development with insightful clarity. He hosts "The HR Dialogues," videocast to share stories from leading HR professionals across the globe.  Dr. Veldsman's commitment to knowledge-sharing extends to academia, where he enriches minds as a guest lecturer and contributes thought-provoking articles, book chapters, and mainstream publications.

At the Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), he is the Chief HR Scientist, committed to up-skilling 100,000 HR professionals by 2025. Leading a community of over 15,000 students across 140 countries, Dr. Veldsman is pivotal in evolving HR practices for the future.

Dr. Dieter Veldsman

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