We are a team of results-oriented, highly qualified and experienced business psychologists with the mission to help our clients choose, develop and engage winning talent to maximise their organisation’s success.
Wendy is a Director at Human Assets. She specialises in the design and delivery of assessment and development initiatives, in particular assessment centres for high potentials and leadership development. Wendy has experience across a wide range of public and private sector organisations (e.g. HSBC, NHS, Standard Chartered, Exxon-Mobil, Department for Transport) and has worked in Hong Kong and China as well as Europe.
Current and recent projects include:
- Design and delivery of a large-scale assessment process for selection of the NHS non-executive chairs.
- Defining roles and ‘indicators of excellence’ for a global bank following a restructure.
- Working with the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) to design new standards and assessment criteria for work based learning.
- Providing consultancy advice on talent management strategy for high potentials.
Wendy is a Chartered Psychologist and a member of the British Psychological Society. She has commented on business issues on Sky News and in the Observer.
Contact Wendy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Charles Woodruffe
Dr Charles Woodruffe
His consultancy activity covers the range of talent management and his particular current interests include developing the indicators of excellence concept, talent management strategy, executive assessment and coaching and applying the psychology of emotion to the workplace.
Charles is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and an Affiliate of the American Psychological Association.
Dr Marie Stewart
Dr Marie Stewart
She has worked in the Netherlands and Jamaica as well as the UK and has more than 20 years experience in the UK as a consultant to a range of private, public and voluntary sector clients and international agencies for organizational and individual development.
She has particular expertise in relation to fair assessment methods for selection and appraisal, the management of diverse teams and leadership development for individuals from groups currently underrepresented at senior levels. Examples of recent assignments include: Impact assessment and Diversity/Equality-proofing of new performance management procedures being developed by Government departments;a leadership development programme for middle managers from minority ethnic groups in a major financial group; and an independent investigation of a complaint alleging racial discrimination in annual appraisal reports.
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Mark has conducted in-depth psychological profiling and development of middle and senior managers as well as directors across a number of organisations and sectors using psychological interviews and psychometric instruments to establish key strengths and capabilities, areas for development as well as potential and ‘best fit’ within the organisation or particular roles. Mark has also designed profiling methodologies to specifically assess capability within senior management and director populations.
Mark has also worked with Executive teams to create the performance and talent picture for the organisation and lead the performance and talent management approach working at ExCo level to present and shape the talent pipeline.
In addition, Mark has designed large-scale recruitment and selection processes across a range of business and sectors from customer facing roles through to graduate recruitment and high-potential talent pools. Working closely with clients from initial research and definition of assessment criteria through to design of exercises, design of training courses, training materials and implementation of those courses. This also includes post-implementation validation of selection processes to ensure effectiveness.
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Rob is a Chartered occupational psychologist specialising in the field of assessment; particularly the bespoke design of assessment tests and assessment centre exercises. He has consulted across both the private and public sectors for over ten years. Most recently, he has conducted role profiling work for HSBC and delivered assessment events for clients such as the NHS and the Department for International Development.
Having designed many ability and personality tests himself, Rob is also an accredited user of many personality questionnaires (MBTI Types I and II, FIRO-B, 16PF5 Questionnaire, Wave Styles, Hogan Development Survey and the OPQ). He is the author of many research papers on psychometric test development and has written the practice testing book ‘Prepare for Tests at Interview for Graduates and Managers’.
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Samantha is a HCPC registered and chartered Occupational Psychologist with over twenty years of experience in talent and leadership assessment and development. She has worked internationally across many business sectors and industries including finance, legal, pharmaceutical, retail, telecommunications, energy and transport. She is qualified in a wide range of assessment methodologies and tools that identify and support leadership potential and has assisted many organisations in making informed and rigorous decisions in relation to recruitment, succession, transitions and reorganisations.
As an experienced coach she is skilled at working with people at different developmental stages of their careers. She works with a range of coaching models and frameworks, tending to adopt an integrative approach depending on the unique needs of each client with a particular focus on emotional intelligence, self-awareness and building resilience. Samantha also has considerable experience in working with intact and cross-functional teams in order to support collaboration and decision-making. She draws on methodologies that are underpinned by psychological expertise and up-to-date research.
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Jackie has a diploma in executive coaching and is a certified practitioner and trainer in a range of psychometric tools, including those measuring personality and emotional intelligence. She was heavily involved in developing the world’s first psychometric tool to assess resilience and the impact on workplace wellbeing.
With over 20 years’ experience, Jackie has also worked in corporate leadership roles and was previously communications director in a global risk management company. She is passionate about helping individuals to increase their self-awareness, maximise their potential and achieve sustainable high performance.
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Sarah’s experience ranges from the design and delivery of assessment centres to embedding cultural change strategies within the public and private sector. She takes an evidence-based approach to her work, providing clients with targeted solutions which not only address organisational challenges, but also support the growth and development of inclusive workplace cultures. Sarah is an advanced Hogan practitioner and an ICF approved coach.
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David has over 30 years of experience in business where he has worked as a talent management consultant and coach. As a consultant he grew successful international teams with leading consulting firms. He now specialises in coaching and has a track record of helping clients find ways to improve their performance, overcome obstacles and achieve positive outcomes.
As a coach David combines a warm, personal style with clear, practical thinking. His goal is to provide a supportive environment for clients to explore their unique goals and feelings about work and life. He helps clients develop insight into their current situation and find options for the future. He makes this process thought-provoking and fulfilling so that clients are confident in their decisions and willing to experiment with new ways of tackling the challenges they face.
For people who are new to coaching David’s simple explanation is that it helps in three areas: Do, Learn, Become.
• Do - increase your effectiveness, make plans and decisions and stick to them!
• Learn - find new approaches to work and problem solving and unlearn old habits that no longer serve you.
• Become - explore new goals to help you achieve personal growth and reach your full potential.
David has a masters degree in psychology and trained as an Executive Coach in 2009 at Ashridge, part of Hult International Business School. He is an accredited Senior Practitioner with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). In addition to his coaching work, David volunteers for the mental health charity The Listening Place.
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Her expertise involves coordinating and supporting assessment, development, leadership, training and executive coaching processes and projects. Leyla enjoys working collaboratively and helping others to achieve their business goals. She is a member of The British Psychological Society, and the Association for Business Psychology, and is a Registered Test User in Occupational Testing.
Her experience spans a wide range of industries, professions, and organisational settings across the public and private sector. She has worked nationally and internationally and is quick to appreciate her client’s history, current context, and future aspirations.
Julie’s work across different sectors and cultures, her natural curiosity, her interest in learning and development and ability to quickly spot patterns, enables her to provide clients with fresh perspectives and valuable insights.