Our People


Carl Williamson

Carl matriculated at Maritzburg College and then completed a post matric at St Andrews College in Grahamstown. He studied a BCom at University of Natal, majoring in Economics and Marketing. Carl worked in the financial services industry for 4 years. In 2002 Carl joined a prominent specialist financial recruitment company in Johannesburg. As a Senior Consultant, Carl was made a shareholder and after 5 years this company was bought out by a large staffing company in South Africa which listed in 2007. In October 2007 he relocated to KZN to start-up the Durban office servicing the KZN region. After 2 years of successfully running the office, Carl resigned, had a 6 month restraint of trade and then started TrueNorth Recruitment.
Email: carl@t-n.co.za 



Nikki Williamson
Executive Consultant

Nikki has had an incredibly dynamic and diverse career in both Hospitality Management and Recruitment. She has worked for elite game lodges in Southern Africa i.e. Mala Mala, Phinda Game Reserve, Tswalu, Gorah and Nxabega. Nikki also lived in the UK and USA for a few years. She owned a landscaping business in Durban for 3 years. Nikki worked for a large personnel company in an Account Executive and Management role in Durban, as well as for a Specialist Financial Recruitment company. Before joining TrueNorth Recruitment, Nikki was a Marketing Manager for a portfolio of bush lodges. Nikki has now been the top Consultant for 6 years at TrueNorth Recruitment. Nikki specialises in Senior and Executive roles, both in SA and in Africa.
Email: nikki@t-n.co.za


Cristal Bishop
Recruitment Consultant

Cristal matriculated in KZN and is currently completing her degree in HR Management. She has worked both locally and abroad and has over 7 years experience in the industry. She worked for 3 years in Financial Recruitment and worked for a Big 4 Auditing Firm for 4 years. Cristal regularly exceeds client expectations by building on-going quality relationships. Cristal joined TrueNorth Recruitment in 2018 as a Recruitment Consultant.
Email: cristal@t-n.co.za


Internal Consultants:

Sarah Walker
Internal Consultant and Administration Assistant to Director Carl Williamson

Sarah matriculated at Westville Girls’ High before doing her Bachelor of Social Science at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. Sarah moved back to Durban in 2016 to do her Honours in Psychology through UNISA. Sarah has a vast array of work experience in teaching, administration and came to TrueNorth Recruitment from a widely recognized insurance company where she dealt mainly with long-term insurance. Sarah loves a challenge and joined TrueNorth Recruitment in 2018 as an Internal Consultant and Administrator.
Email: sarah@t-n.co.za



Mbalie Mabizela
Receptionist, Administration and Internal Consultant

Mbalie joined TrueNorth Recruitment from it’s inception and has been with the company for 8 years now. Mbalie completed an Office Administration and Computer Literacy Training course and has thrived within TrueNorth Recruitment. Mbalie has grown with the company and was promoted from Receptionist to Internal Consultant and Administrator.
Email: admin@t-n.co.za


Cecile Cairns