Elanie Kruger - HRD (Africa), G4S

Elanie Kruger is the Africa Regional Human Resources Director for G4S, the world’s leading international security solutions group. G4S, a FTSE 100 company, is the largest private employer in Africa, operates in more than 25 African countries and employs more than 120 000 employees on the continent. Elanie is a key member of the G4S Africa Executive team and responsible for the delivery of profitability, growth and cash flow targets by driving best people practices. She is also responsible for managing enterprise risk management and communications.

Elanie Kruger is the Africa Regional Human Resources Director for G4S, the world’s leading international security solutions group. G4S, a FTSE 100 company, is the largest private employer in Africa, operates in more than 25 African countries and employs more than 120 000 employees on the continent. Elanie is a key member of the G4S Africa Executive team and responsible for the delivery of profitability, growth and cash flow targets by driving best people practices. She is also responsible for managing enterprise risk management and communications.

Elanie has a strong and diverse career history in strategic human resources, talent, organisational development, industrial relations and change management having held several senior leadership positions in diverse industries in South Africa and the UK.

Her 25 years in human resources experience, her exceptional leadership skills and her passion for Africa and emerging markets, has led to numerous significant achievements in her current position. Highlights include being the only private security company to obtain Top Employer Africa Certification for three consecutive years with 13 certifications for 2015/2016, British Safety Council recognition for Health and Safety management for 10 Countries across Africa, achieving a 77% participation rate across Africa in the 2015 bi-annual Employee Engagement Survey (+/- 95 000 Employees) and being nominated as a finalist for Africa Institute of People Management – HR Team of the year in 2013.   

Elanie was born in South Africa, is a registered Industrial Psychologist, holds a Master of Commerce (Industrial Psychology) from the University of Johannesburg and is a proud wife and mother of three children.