Founded in 2002, the company has a maintained a healthy balance between its strategic objectives and the respect of human values, its passion for innovation and its client-centric approach.

Patrick Leguide, founder and CEO, had quickly understood the challenges that new technologies bring to the professional assessment market.

Focused, right from the beginning, on a SaaS business model and an innovative and scientific approach to pyschometrics, Central Test has succeeded in becoming one of the key players in the psychometric assessment market. Nowadays, Central Test is one of the few publishers to design and offer a wide range of tailored assessments along with customized training programs adapted to its clients’ needs.


The KPI Institute was established in 2004, in Melbourne, Australia. At that time called eab group, it was designed as a provider of organizational performance management services in Australia, supporting clients mainly through training and advisory services. From the beginning, eab group’ solutions were based on world’s best practice methodologies and frameworks.

Drawing on the results of over five years of research in the performance management field, the launch of in November 2009 marked the beginning of a series of research programs supported by successful online platforms dedicated to KPIs, performance management discipline, strategy and Balanced Scorecard. The focus on insights from practice and rigorous research led to the repositioning of the organization into an educational and research institute.

The institute has become a global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education. The Institute has developed key partnerships in various regions of the world such as USA, Middle East, Europe and Asia. It has also expanded its offering to include software solutions for performance management, research products and publications.


Spark Engagement Inc. (SEI) is an analytics and measurement company in HR technology solutions for employee engagement. Spark Engagement Inc. was first established in 1996 and is a wholly Canadian owned, privately held company operating all over the world. For almost 30 years SEI has studied how people engage at work, with their work and with each other at work. SEI’s core offering is a fully-validated employee engagement model, survey and reporting and action planning system. These elements are all proprietary and are all automated.

Spark has business partners who market and deliver its products in the following regions/countries: United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia/New Zealand, Caribbean, and the United States. SEI has a strong track record with both the government and the financial services/insurance sector. Through an affiliate network, based largely in the UK, Europe and Singapore, SEI has served many multinational corporations as well as not-for-profit and government organizations.

SEI’s automated survey, scorecards and reports are offered in English as well as in French with customized reports being available in other languages.