Individuals will spend approximately 90,000 hours of their lifetime in the workplace – and I am passionate about making those hours count.

Phiona Martin is an award-winning Organizational Psychologist, Career Coach, and Thought Leader in the field of Talent Management and Career Development. She is also the founder and managing director of Talent Meridian, a consulting practice. Her corporate and consulting work experience includes developing global leadership programs for executives and overseeing talent management strategy. In addition, Phiona has worked with employability programs across Africa, developing services that facilitated workplace transitions for graduates and young professionals. She is passionate about helping people transition to gainful employment, enhance employability and navigate various career intersections.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Registered Organizational Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa
  • Executive Committee Member: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, South Africa
  • Master of Arts, Industrial and Organizational Psychology – University of South Africa
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, Industrial Psychology – Rhodes University


As a highly sought-after Thought Leader, Phiona provides regular expert opinions on Career Development and Talent Management through various platforms.