More about Ann Turner


More About Us - Ann Turner

Ann TurnerAnn Turner is the owner and Managing Consultant.  She is an Industrial/Organisational Psychologist, registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) since 1996. She graduated with a Masters in Social Science from the University of Natal, Durban, specializing in Industrial/Organisational Psychology. She is a member of the Society for Industrial/ Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA), a member of Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA), an ex-committee member and Vice-Chair of SIOPSA-KZN and an ex-committee member of the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) KZN Coastal branch.  Ann has 20+ years’ experience in HR generalist as well as in HR consulting roles.  Ann has consulted to clients in a variety of industries in South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, Nigeria and Mauritius. Ann Turner & Associates is an independent consultancy using a variety of assessment and measurement instruments to enhance self-awareness, team interaction and work performance.

Ann Turner & Associates is a registered Closed Corporation and is a Level Four BEE Contributor.

Ann’s values:

  • authenticity, 
  • empathy,
  • respect,
  • a passion for learning,
  • contributing positively to others' lives.

Lana Van Staden Moodley

Lana is a Psychometrist, registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) since 2010. She graduated with a BA degree from Wits, an Honours in Industrial Organisational Psychology from Unisa and a BA (Psych)(Hons) degree in Practical Psychometry from UJ. Lana has 8 years’ experience as a practicing Psychometrist.

Lana has extensive experience with psychometric assessments, working as a Psychometrist and Consultant for in various organisations for over 8 years. Lana is now an Associate Consultant with Ann Turner & Associates. She works locally in KZN as well as nationally. “I have a keen interest in the ethical use of psychometric assessments within organisations to improve the effectiveness of employees and in turn to make overall improvements to the organisation. I am interested in determining core competencies that are aligned with organisational strategy and carrying those competencies down through the organisation via the recruitment and selection strategy as well as the performance management processes to ensure that the overall strategy of the organisation is carried forward through the employees and does not only remain an idea at executive level.”

Ashika Bishun

Ashika is a psychometrist registered with the HPCSA since 2007. She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science from UKZN, and Honours in Psychology from Unisa. Ashika’s experience in psychometry is extensive, with approximately 11 years of experience varying between corporate and private consulting work. Ashika is now an Associate Consultant at Ann Turner & Associates. In addition to Psychometry, Ashika also does coaching.

“My passion is people; I thoroughly enjoy working with various individuals. I belief that psychological assessments which are used ethically provide an invaluable tool to assist both companies and their employees. Employees find out more about themselves and employers can find the right match for their teams. In addition, I believe that assessments can assist with building stronger teams if people understand each other better. Most of our time is spent in the work environment and I am strongly of the opinion that people need to be content and happy in their place of work, despite the general stresses that they face daily. “Love what you do” is a saying that resonates with me. If people enjoy what they do and where they work, they will put in more than expected thus improving productivity and business performance. However the employer needs to understand their employees and the employees must feel respected and valued.