Professor Filip Lievens

Professor Filip Lievens

  • Position: WPG Science Faculty
  • Qualification: PhD, MA, BA

Personal Experience & Biography

Filip Lievens is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Human Resources at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business of Singapore Management University. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town and a visiting professor at Ghent University, Belgium. In 1999, he obtained his PhD at Ghent University, Belgium.

His main interests deal with talent acquisition, talent assessment, and adaptability. Recently, he was ranked among the top 1% of scientists in the world in the field of Business & Management. As an internationally recognized scholar, he has published over 50 papers in top-tier journals, including the Annual Review of Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Intelligence, and Organizational Research Methods.

Filip Lievens serves in the editorial board of Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology. He was the first European winner of the Distinguished Early Career Award of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He is also a winner of the Jeanneret Award and the Douglas Bray and Ann Howard Award, which recognize outstanding contributions in the assessment domain. He was a recipient of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel-Forschungspreis of the Alexander von Humboldt- Foundation and is laureate of the Royal Flemish Academy of Sciences and Arts, an award to value substantial contributions in any discipline in social sciences. He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).