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.
Dilip Boury, Senior Researcher
MSc, PGDip, BA (Joint Hons)
Dilip has a degree in Joint Social Sciences (Psychology and Politics) from Leeds Metropolitan University. He also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology and a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology from The University of Nottingham. Dilip has used a range of research methods for investigating topics as diverse as Constructions of Occupational Psychology, Mental Health Policy Analysis and Attention. Dilip also worked for Ventura (Next plc) where he researched, designed and implemented a framework for the training and accreditation of Sales Executives. His experiences means that he can conduct organisational research using a wide range of scientific traditions in a way that is both rigorous and practically applicable. He is passionate about demonstrating how research can be used to both increase productivity and improve quality of life for members of organisations and wider society.
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.
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.