Gemma Clarkson

Gemma Clarkson

  • Position: Senior Associate
  • Qualifications: CPsychol

Personal Experience & Biography

Career in brief

Gemma is a senior associate at Work Psychology Group and an HCPC registered Chartered Occupational Psychologist. She has had a diverse career spanning in-house and consultancy roles, has worked with clients across private, public and not-for profit sectors and has over 25 years of experience working in the areas of assessment, selection and development.

Areas of expertise and interest

Gemma has extensive experience designing and using a range of assessment and development solutions to support clients attract and retain the best talent at all levels including senior leaders. This has included 1 to 1 assessment for selection and development; assessment design such as interviews, case studies, SJT’s; assessment centre facilitation and the creation of various talent management frameworks and tools. She is also an experienced coach and trainer with a particular interest in career coaching.

Professional accomplishments

Gemma also holds the BPS Certificate of Competency in Occupational Testing for Personality & Ability and is qualified to use a range of psychometric tools including SHL OPQ, Saville Wave and Hogan assessments. She holds a Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring (CIPD & Oxford School of Coaching & Mentoring); a Certificate in Coaching (Centre for Coaching), a Certificate in Career Coaching (CCS) and a post-graduate diploma in Training & Development.  She is also a member of both the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology and Division of Coaching Psychology.