Who We Are

Combine a passion for assessments, a passion for
giving clients a valuable service and a passion for
business, you get Encapsulate Consulting

About Encapsulate Consulting

Encapsulate which means “to express the essential features of (something) succinctly”, was founded with the vision to partner businesses to make informed recruitment decisions by knowing the essential features of a job applicant. We aim to encapsulate various measures of the head, hands and heart utilising scientifically proven tools to give our clients a clear understanding of who they are employing.

Our founders/ management team have 45 years of combined knowledge & experience in assessment and employee screening. Our mission is to provide a service with the highest ethical standards & integrity, to utilise best practise tools and processes and exceed client expectations through tailored solutions & superior service.

 

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Meet The Team

Kirsten Halcrow

Kirsten Halcrow

Co-Founder & Director – Business Development

An entrepreneur at heart, Kirsten was instrumental in the building and growing of South Africa’s oldest background screening company, EMPS. Kirsten was a shareholder and the CEO of EMPS for over 15 years, involved in day-to-day management, sales and marketing initiatives and overall business strategy. in 2012 Kirsten was instrumental in establishing an assessment division, as a value-added service to EMPS clients. In 2015, EMPS was bought by EOH Group of Companies.

In September 2017, Kirsten, together with the other co-founders started Encapsulate Consulting with the vision to build on years of experience in pre-employment background screening. Kirsten is mainly involved with developing and implementing the sales, marketing and growth strategy at Encapsulate Consulting and has a strong focus on strategy and new product development. Kirsten holds a BA Honours in Psychology from the University of Johannesburg.

Bree Langenhoven

Bree Langenhoven

Co-Founder & Director – Assessments

Bree is a registered Independent Psychometrist with over 17 years’ experience in Psychometric Assessments. Her focus is on psychometric and competency-based assessments for selection, development, talent management, leadership development and succession planning. Bree has a wealth of knowledge in tailoring assessment solutions to meet specific client needs. Bree and her team of Assessment Specialists at Encapsulate Consulting can assist organisations to identify and refine recruitment strategies, streamline selection processes and identify talent. Bree was instrumental in the formation EMPS’s, assessment division in 2012, which, in 2015, was bought by EOH Group of Companies.

In September 2017, Bree together with the other co-founders started Encapsulate Consulting with the vision to build on her immense experience in the world of assessments. Bree is responsible for all things assessment-related and currently manages a team of Assessments Specialists. Bree is also heavily involved in the strategic development of the company’s product and service offering and growth. Bree holds a BA Honours in Psychology from the University of Johannesburg.

Devin Ashman

Devin Ashman

Co-Founder & Director – Business Administration

Devin has a strong background in project and operational management with a strong technical understanding. Devin was a shareholder and the COO of EMPS, South Africa’s oldest screening company, for over 10 years. He was responsible for the full operations function of the business, strategic development, as well as complete oversight of the technical aspects of the business.

In September 2017, Devin together with the other co-founders started Encapsulate Consulting with the vision to build on years of experience in pre-employment background screening. Devin is mainly responsible for the business administration and financial management of Encapsulate Consulting as well as strategic development of the company’s technical abilities and product offering.

Prishani Singh

Prishani Singh

Shareholder & Assessment Team Lead

Prishani is a registered Independent Psychometrist with over 4 years’ experience in the Psychometric Assessment field. Her expertise consists of utilising psychometric and competency-based assessments in a corporate setting for purposes such as selection, development and talent management. She works closely with management in customer relationship management and supervising a team of psychometrists.

She also takes the lead in offsite administration and ensuring that all HPCSA guidelines are been enforced and maintained. Prishani has also been involved in the development of our Career Assessment division- MyCareerPath. Prishani holds a BA Honours in Psychology and there after completed the Psychometry Programme, both of which were obtained at the University of Johannesburg.

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