HRMI 2022: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, professor of business psychology, University College London and Columbia University

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an expert in psychological profiling, talent management, leadership development, and people analytics.

His commercial work focuses on the creation of science-based tools that improve organisations' ability to predict performance, and people's ability to understand themselves.  

Chamorro-Premuzic is currently the chief innovation officer at Manpower Group, co-founder of Deeper Signals and Metaprofiling, and professor of business psychology at University College London and Columbia University.   
He has written 10 books and over 150 scientific papers on the psychology of talent, leadership, innovation, and AI, making him one of the most prolific social scientists of his generation.  

His work has received awards by the American Psychological Association, the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Society for Industrial-Organisational Psychology, to which he is a Fellow.  

Chamorro-Premuzic’s media career comprises over 100 TV appearances, including on the BBC, CNN, TED, and Sky, and features regularly in Harvard Business Review, the Guardian, Fast Company, Forbes, and the Huffington Post.  

He was born and raised in the Villa Freud district of Buenos Aires, has spent most of his professional career in London, and currently lives in Brooklyn. 


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Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic ranked 10th on HR magazine’s list of HR Most Influential thinkers in 2022.  

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