juliaJulia Wellbelove, Head of Research

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.

meysamMeysam Poorkavoos, Senior 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.

saraSaradevi, Researcher


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).

carolCarol 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.