Workshop 1: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

MONDAY 21 AUGUST, 8.30AM - 4.30PM


In this interactive workshop Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic will present his fascinating and sometimes controversial insights into how we are progressing in the ‘War for Talent’. He will present his evidence based ideas on bridging the gap between the psychological science of talent and real-world talent practices.

The workshop will specifically address:

  • Defining, measuring, engaging and developing talent
  • The dark side of talent
  • The future of talent.

For this workshop, participants will attend Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's opening keynote of the Public Sector HR Conference then commence the workshop in an alternate room at 10.20am. Delegates who opt to attend only the workshop component should arrive at 10.00am.

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems, Professor of Business Psychology at University College London, and a Visiting Professor at Columbia University, New York

Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority on psychological profiling, talent management, and people analytics. He is the CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems, Professor of Business Psychology at University College London (UCL), and visiting Professor at Columbia University (Teachers College). He has previously taught at New York University and the London School of Economics. 

Dr Chamorro-Premuzic has published eight books and over 140 scientific papers, making him one of the most prolific social scientists of his generation. His work has received awards by the American Psychological Association and the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences. He is the director of UCL's Industrial-Organisational and Business Psychology program, and an Associate to Harvard's Entrepreneurial Finance Lab. 

Over the past 15 years, Dr Chamorro-Premuzic has been a consultant to a range of clients in the financial services (such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Goldman Sachs), advertising (Google, Havas and BBH), media (Yahoo!, MTV and the BBC), fashion (LVMH and Net-a-Porter) and government (the British Army, Royal Mail and the National Health Service). 

Dr Chamorro-Premuzic's media career comprises over 85 TV appearances, including the BBC, CNN and Sky, and regular features in Harvard Business Review, the Guardian, Fast Company, Forbes, and the Huffington Post. He is a keynote speaker for the Institute of Economic Affairs and the co-founder of, a digital start-up that enables organisations to identify individuals with entrepreneurial talent. He lives in New York.

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