Global Thought Leader: Organisational Development

Stewart Desson

Lecturer and author

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PODCAST – Episode 004: Jekyll Not Hyde: Put the right people in the right roles

Stewart Desson shares insights about the science of personalities. He discusses the psychometrics involved in finding good people and getting them into the right roles – “find them, keep them, and grow them”.

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Detailed Profile

Stewart has supported many clients in customising their use of learning and assessment resources. Stewart has pioneered a psychological approach to employee engagement and individual transformational using the innovative Spark colour model.

In his role on the board of the Association for Business Psychology, Stewart has special responsibility for professional development events for business psychologist throughout the UK – and has sourced many evidence based thought leaders to speak in the last few years.

Before setting up his consulting practice, Stewart had a 15 year career with British Airways as a consultant and working as a senior manager in Marketing, Operations Research and Customer Services. His passion is creativity, leadership development and the use of psychometrics to support change processes.

Stewart is a Chartered Fellow with the CIPD & a Principal Business Psychologist. He has two Masters degrees, the first in ‘Operational Research’ that he used extensively at British Airways. Stewart’s second Masters degree is in ‘Change Agent Skills and Strategies’ and he is skilled in the application of humanistic psychology to support organisational change. He is currently undertaking a PhD in psychometrics.


Lumina Spark – The Big Idea

Organisational Development Webinar

To contact Stewart Desson, please get in touch via the London HUB or direct via [email protected].

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