Vivien is passionate about helping organisations make sense of and apply academic research to benefit both organisations and the people who work within them.
Vivien is a PhD student and researcher in the Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong where she also teaches organisations behaviour. Her research interests focus on employee motivation, leadership and work environments that are optimal for employee wellbeing and productivity.
Her background is in organizational psychology with applied experience in the area of organizational development working predominately in leadership development, talent management and succession planning. During this time Vivien had a strong interest in the identification and development of future organizational leaders and her academic work continues in this area.