Debbie Kruger


Director Debbie


Debbie Kruger mentors business leaders through their career transitions and leadership challenges.

She brings the practical experience of being a business leader to the leadership development consulting role, enabling people to take a stronger role in influencing those around them.

She has implemented a leadership development process within one of South Africa’s leading merchant banks, enabling large-scale transformation to a leadership culture, thus supporting the rapid growth of the bank.

Prior to YSA, Debbie Kruger headed up the Leadership Development Practice at Gemini Consulting South Africa. She worked on projects concerning change management and business transformation.

Prior to Gemini, between 1994 and 2002, she co-founded Human Dynamics Health, providers of corporate wellness services. She took the company from a start-up operation to the leading national provider of corporate wellness services, known for their commitment to “touching lives at work, at home and in the community.” She ultimately held the position of Managing Director.

Debbie has a BA (Hons) and an MA (with distinction) in Industrial Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.