Heather Coop

Heather Coop

  • Position: Senior Associate
  • Qualifications: CPsychol, AFBPsS

Personal Experience & Biography

Career in brief

Heather Coop is a Senior Associate at Work Psychology Group. She is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Occupational Psychologist with 15 years of consulting experience within both the assessment and development fields. She has expertise covering a variety of sectors, including Financial Services, Aviation, Emergency Services, Prison and Probation, Oil and Gas and Public Sector, working with individuals from graduate up to senior/executive level. Heather has particular expertise in supporting clients with the assessment of safety-critical roles.

Areas of expertise and interest

She is experienced in the design and delivery of bespoke assessment solutions for clients, designing full end to end processes from attraction through to assessment centre, final hiring decisions, and subsequent validation of the process. Heather has supported a wide range of clients and functions to design, manage and deliver robust and objective assessment processes to support organisational restructures. She has led large scale development programmes to support clients in identifying high potential employees, thereby facilitating succession planning and directing development interventions to the areas that really matter. Heather’s particular area of passion is in the development of digital and innovative assessment solutions.

Heather works extensively with a range of psychometric tools (including Wave, Hogan, PAPI, 16PF, MBTI, KFAS, Dimensions, 15FQ+, FIRO B, TKI, ESCi, EIP, Logiks.) Throughout her career, Heather has worked on the design and delivery of psychometric training courses, enabling practitioners across the industry to use psychometric tools both competently and effectively.