Profile | Dr. Khosi Jiyane


Khosi is a Master Facilitator with The Human Edge and Crucial Learning and facilitates Crucial Conversations for Mastering Dialogue, Crucial Conversations for Accountability and Change Anything, which are New York’s best-selling training programmes for creating a high-performance corporate culture. She facilitates across a broad corporate, parastatal, public and tertiary academic client spectrum throughout Africa. Khosi has extensive experience in enabling people at all levels to comprehend and apply crucial skills to their work and personal challenges.

In addition to her experience as corporate consultant and facilitator, she is a skilled presenter/speaker, engaging audiences on topics such as wellness, leadership, relationship and conflict management, psychological safety, women empowerment, change, team and organisational performance.

Khosi is well-recognised across South Africa as:

  • TV show host and family conflict mediator on 'My People/Family Feuds'(SABC2)
  • Couples’ relationship conflict mediator on ‘Fix My Love’ (BET Africa)
  • Resident clinical psychologist on ‘3Talk with Noeleen’ (SABC3)
  • Development and content advisor on ‘Khumbul’ekhaya’ (SABC1)
  • Resident psychologist on 'Dream School' in South Africa
  • Guest psychologist on ‘Kenya Connect’ (BBC Africa)
  • Resident clinical psychologist on Talk Radio 702 Weekend Breakfast
  • Co-presenter on ‘It’s for Life’ (SABC1) and 'MTV-Base Uncensored’


  • PhD in Psychology - University of Johannesburg
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (cum laude) - University of Johannesburg
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology - University of Johannesburg
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management - Wits University Business School
  • Bachelor of Arts - Wits University


English and 8 of the 11 official languages in South Africa


  • Mental health
  • Self leadership and personal mastery
  • Leadership development
  • Change management
  • Culture change
  • Employee engagement
  • Personal and team coaching



Momentum, Sanlam Investment Group, Standard Bank, Stanbic, Stanlib, SASOL, Engen, Armscor, Procter & Gamble, Derivco, IDC,UNISA, Shell, Heineken, SALGA, University of Johannesburg, MTN Group, Massmart, Glencore, Eswatini Revenue Service.

What Clients Say

"She is a professional, full of energy, and makes room for input from colleagues. Khosi makes relevant examples and provides clarity where it’s needed. She has passion for what she teaches and masters her subject.”

- Training Participant

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