Dan Lucy, Head of Research
Daniel has undertaken research and consultancy work for private, public and not-for-profit sectors in the fields of employment policy and practice. His most recent work focussed on approaches to leadership on the Olympic Park. He has also conducted research studies investigating conflict at work, well-being, learning and development, and organisational change. His previous clients include the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, Health and Safety Executive, the Quality Improvement Agency, and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). For EU-OSHA, Daniel led a review of their 2009-2013 strategy. Daniel joined Roffey Park Institute from the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) in Brighton. Prior to working at IES, Daniel held management positions in the financial services and healthcare industries. Daniel has a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Manchester, and an MSc in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the London School of Economics.
Julia Wellbelove, Senior Researcher
C.Psychol., MSc., BSc.
Julia holds a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology from The University of Nottingham and is a Chartered Psychologist. Julia has worked with a wide variety of public and private organisations and has a strong track record of providing research-led solutions to clients that add insight, value and have impact. Julia has a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of qualitative research formats and is an experienced interviewer and focus group facilitator. Before joining the research team at Roffey Park, Julia ran her own consultancy business specialising in designing and delivering bespoke assessment & development solutions for clients, providing executive & skills coaching and competency development. She is qualified to use a variety of psychometric instruments, including culture instruments, personality questionnaires (OPQ, 16PF, MBTI) and ability tests.
Meysam Poorkavoos, Researcher
PhD, MSc, BSc
Meysam’s research has focussed on innovation, knowledge management, and inter-firm knowledge transfer, particularly within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). He has undertaken research using a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, with particular expertise in social network analysis and Structural Equation Modelling (SEM). Prior to his career in research, Meysam worked as both a technical specialist and manager in the IT Software industry. Meysam has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Tehran, Iran. He also holds a Masters degree in Information Systems from Linnaeus University (Sweden) and a PhD from the University of Bedfordshire.
Sara’s recent research at Roffey Park has focussed on Innovation in Asia and The Management Agenda Singapore. She has also been working on The Ministry of Manpower Singapore (MOM) – Roffey Park research on Talent Management and Productivity in SMEs in Singapore. Prior to joining Roffey Park, Sara worked in the research department of a government institute in Singapore. She has a BSocSc (Psychology) with a Major in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources from the Singapore Management University (SMU).
Carol Hatcher, Research Assistant
Carol’s recent research at Roffey Park has focussed on approaches to change management in the NHS. Previously she has also contributed to research into employee engagement, HR business partnering and developing technical experts as leaders, as well as Roffey Park’s annual survey of organisational life, The Management Agenda.