Senior Consultant – Academic Advisor (TAS)

Angela has 20 years of experience as a researcher and management educator at five Australian universities. She obtained her PhD in Organisational Psychology at Griffith University in 2002.

She is a specialist in workplace mental health – from prevention through to early intervention and return to work. She has led several large research projects funded by both industry and government in areas such as mental health in small businesses and creating and evaluating a variety of mental health interventions delivered in workplaces. Angela has also been a collaborator on mental health and wellbeing related projects with a wide range of industry partners including beyondblue, the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, Worksafe Victoria Tasmania and New South Wales, Superfriend, Victoria Police, several Tasmanian State Service agencies, MONA and BHP Billiton.

With over 100 peer reviewed publications which examine topics such as workplace mental health, work-family conflict, workplace bullying, organisational change and other aspects of human resource management and organisational behaviour, she has a deep knowledge of the multiple factors involved in workplace wellbeing.

Angela is also a Director of Pracademia, a boutique consultancy business focused on creating insights and applications for organisations from academic research and education, providing practical support to academics and universities and adding value to industry-academic partnerships.

Angela is an invited expert advisor to the Corporate Mental Health Alliance, Faculty member Wellness Designs, and has worked with the federal and state governments on the design and evaluation of workplace mental health strategies including those for small businesses. In her academic role at the University of Tasmania, Angela has supervised 18 PhD graduates research projects broadly related to leadership, management and wellbeing at work. Angela is a member of the Society for Mental Health Research.