Doyin Atewologun Awofolaju

Broadly, Doyin’s research interests lie at the intersection of leadership, identity and diversity.  She is particularly interested in the identity work involved in making sense of complex, oppositional identities and leader identity development.  A current research project involves examining the career trajectories of demographically diverse managers and the learning opportunities therein with the Queen Mary University London.  Doyin has published in practitioner and academic journals including Journal of Managerial Psychology, Equality Diversity & Inclusion: An International Journal, and The Psychologist magazine.  She is Professional Insights Editor of Equality Diversity & Inclusion: An International journal.  Doyin is also a Chartered and Registered Occupational Psychologist, founding member and Deputy Chair of the British Psychology Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) Diversity & Inclusion at Work group, a voluntary professional group of academic and practitioner members committed to implementing evidence-based approaches to maximise positive outcomes in diverse workspaces.  Doyin is a member of the DOP's International Strategy Group, the British Academy of Management and the Academy of Management. Doyin is also part of the Runnymede Trust 360 network of emerging leaders in race equality, and a member of the inaugural cohort for the DOP Leadership Development Programme, for future leaders of the Division.

Doyin holds Visiting Fellow positions at Cranfield School of Management and Lagos Business School.  She has over 10 years' experience in organisational learning and development including designing and managing assessment centres, leadership development, coaching and team building. She is a qualified business coach and is also qualified in psychometric testing in a range of tools.