Since 1999, Nicolene Di Bartolo has built and maintained exceptional standards of professionalism and integrity in the fields of executive search and management appointments.

The experience and expertise of our diverse and multi-cultural team and our structured and consultative approach enables us to continually build and grow long-term client relationships.

Our agility, innovation and insatiable appetite for continued learning sees us recog nised as leaders in our industry year after year.


Our brand values and our brand identity are inspired by the wild horse, for its power and empathy, and how it truly leads through action:

  • Integrity
  • Agility
  • Tenacity
  • Care

These values inform all we are and all we do.


Nicolene Di Bartolo provides client-focused recruitment and selection services in the fields of executive search and management appointments. Through our range of comprehensive, innovative recruitment solutions we effectively address human resourcing needs and exceed clients’ expectations.


To remain a well-respected service provider in the recruitment industry, to set industry trends and to become sought after for the quality of our service and expertise.


Nicolene Di Bartolo is a Level 4 BBBEE Contributor with a 100% procurement recognition level as an Exempted Micro Enterprise and a Value-Adding Supplier. View our BEE Rating Certificate


It is the quality, integrity, empathy and skill of the Nicolene Di Bartolo team that have earned the business its excellent reputation amongst clients, candidates, partners, contemporaries and suppliers.

Nicolene Di Bartolo’s culture of accountability, fearless innovation, mutual respect and open communication is driven by the example set by Founder and Managing Director, Nicolene Di Bartolo. Nicolene believes in her own potential, the potential of her team and the potential of the recruitment industry, especially that of executive search and management appointments, to make a positive impact on South Africa.

With nearly three decades industry experience in a multitude of specialised services, most notably executive search and management appointments, Nicolene confidently provides strategic recruitment solutions to an impressive portfolio of national and multinational clients.

Nicolene is ably supported by:

Specialist Consultant, Monalisa Masiiwa – Monalisa has significant experience in the executive search and recruitment industry in South Africa and Zimbabwe as a Project Manager, Executive Recruitment Consultant, Manager and Researcher.

HR Support Consultant, Madelein Lowings – Madelein has extensive experience in the recruitment/human resources arena. Her support stretches across business administration, recruitment and selection, response management and dealing with candidate and client engagements. Madelein enjoys the challenge that our senior management and executive search assignments bring; having been exposed to a variety of roles and industry types within her career to date. She offers invaluable support and forms an integral part of the delivery team.

Financial Controller, Doné Terblanche – Doné has 30+ years’ experience within the private, public and education sectors and has supported Nicolene for many years taking on the responsibilities of client and supplier relationships as they relate to accounts payable and accounts receivable, all financial administration and cash flow management, upkeep of business analytics, statistics and graphs and ensuring that all statutory requirements, accreditations, memberships and related documentation are in order and up to date.