Marius is responsible for the quality assurance of 61 learning providers, as well as the HR accreditation of all universities in South Africa. Marius facilitated training and consulting interventions for more than a 100 companies. Previously Marius lectured in HRD at the University of South Africa and University of Johannesburg and he is still involved in academic work for North-West University and Stellenbosch University. He has been an HRD practitioner, consultant, academic and manager for the last 20 years. Marius is registered as a Master HR Professional and Mentor with SABPP. He is an advisory board member of the African Society for Talent Development. Marius is a regular speaker at local and international conferences and author of 22 books and 150 articles. He has a passion for leadership, strategy, governance, change management and people development. The latest output of his team is the National HR Competency Model, as well as a full set of national HR standards, the first set of national HR standards in the world. His latest books are on HR Standards, HR Competencies and HR Risk Management.