Meet The Author: James Meachin

James is a Partner at the business psychology consulting firm Pearn Kandola. He is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, as well as having a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology from Cardiff University.

James has over 20 years consulting experience and he has particular interests in executive selection, identifying high potentials, and developing fair assessment processes. He has worked with major employers in the UK and internationally to design and deliver fair and effective selection processes for graduate recruitment, customer service roles, professional roles, and senior management positions.

Examples of his work include: 

  • Development of high potential assessment processes
  • Design of online screening tools, such as Situational Judgement Tests
  • Design and delivery of assessment centres 
  • Training hiring managers on fair and effective interviewing
  • Conducting individual assessments for selection into senior management roles 



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