Mr Viljoen, G

Greyling Viljoen is a registered clinical psychologist. He has postgraduate degrees in Psychology and Theology. He is currently in the completing phase of a PhD in Psychology. His area of specialisation is group behaviour and group dynamics. Greyling has been in full time clinical and sport psychology private practice since 2004. He has been lecturing on a part time basis at different universities since 1999. He has been involved in project management training for more than four years.

Prior to private practice he was the managing director of Team & Leadership Development Centre (Pty) Ltd, a business that he co-founded with Prof Drikus Kriek. The focus of TLDC is tochange behaviour to support business process change. TLDC specialises in the utilisation of outdoor activities such as high and low ropes courses for team and management development. In 2003 Greyling and Prof Kriek published the book: “Teambuilding: A Manual for Leading Teams”. During the transitional period to a democratic South Africa Greyling was one of the chief facilitators and project leaders of the Psychological Integration Programme; a project that was implemented to support the structural integration of the then statutory and non-statutory defence and armed forces.

In his youth Greyling represented South Africa over a period of nine years as member and captain of the South African canoeing team. He is a former recipient of the UP sportsman of the year and South African Sport Merit awards.

Greyling is married to Katherine Malan who is a lecturer in Computer Science at UP and they have two daughters.