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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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’.
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.