Name: Collette Wessels
UJ Wholesale and Retail Seta Chair Gauteng Governance Board Staff Members
About Ms Collette Wessels
Ms Collette Wessels
Head of Learning and Development at Smollan
Honours Degree (Industrial Psychology)
GIBS Business School (Executive Development)
Colette Wessels is currently the People Development Executive for the Smollan Group.
Colette oversees the Learning and Leadership Development portfolio for the global Smollan
Colette offers more than 20 years’ experience within the discipline of Human Resource
Management of which the last six (6) years have been at an Executive level.
Colette joined Smollan in February 2020 in her current role. Prior to Smollan, Colette held
various portfolios at Imperial Logistics (over a period of 13 years) including that of Human
Resources Director and Training and Development Executive.
Colette has successfully managed multiple teams and has been exceptionally successful in
establishing collaborative relationships with Business Stakeholders, to execute strategies and
Colette has an in-depth knowledge and vast experience of the South African – Skills
Development Landscape and has served as member of various industry governing structures.
She holds an Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology and has completed various
Professional and Leadership Development programmes.