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Lecturer in Human Resource Management

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Céline joined the Organisation Studies group in September 2012 upon completing her PhD - which examined the conceptualisation and operationalisation of individual workplace performance - at the University of Surrey (School of Psychology & Surrey Business School).

Céline has an MSc in Occupational & Organisational Psychology from the University of Surrey (Guildford) and a BA in Psychology from Universitaet Erfurt in Germany.

Céline's research is predominantly collaborative; she has links with the following universities: University of London; University of Birmingham; Heriot-Watt University; Universitaet Erfurt/Germany; Temuco Catholic University/Chile. Céline has recently secured funding via the Newton scheme jointly with her Chilean collaborator; this funding goes towards a project (2016-2018) examining life domain transitions across four countries.

Her professional background includes work in Human Resources (e.g. T-Mobile (Germany), Ford Motor Company (France), UTi (Spain)), market research and consultancy. Her most recent professional appointment was as a Research Psychologist at Saville Consulting (2007-2012).

Céline is a member of the following learned societies:

  • British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)
  • Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS); BPS Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP)
  • Psychological Testing Centre (PTC)
  • Evidence-Based Management Collaborative (Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMA))
  • International Association of Coaching (IAC)
  • Coaching Research Community
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Research Taxonomy

Research Interests

  • Work performance
  • Assessment and selection
  • Psychometric testing
  • Professional development (e.g. coaching)
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Research methods.

Research Area

Publication Type Actions