Speaker Bureau: Tom Smith
Tom Smith is an Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society.
He is currently a Chartered Psychologist at Lane4, a leading Global Performance Development Consultancy with a unique heritage based on elite sporting and commercial achievement
Prior to joining Lane4 Tom was Head of Learning and Development for the Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets, Private Banking, Asset Management and Amanah Finance at HSBC Bank and held a similar role as a Managing Director in Human Resources at JPMorgan. During his 12 years in Financial Services, Tom worked in both Europe and in New York, managing Recruiting, Learning and Development teams in both locations and creating a range of HR products including assessment centres, performance management systems and coaching interventions.
He also worked for four years at Ford Motor Company where, amongst other things, he set up and managed their European Organisational Development function.
Tom's first career was as a prison psychologist with the Home Office. During six years with the Prison Department he concentrated on occupational as well as criminological psychology. He was involved is the assessment of dangerousness and risk in offenders, the design and development of the National Hostage Negotiator Programme and was a key player in the regime development of a maximum security unit for violent and dangerous offenders.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Nottingham.
- Psychology in the City (selection, recruitment, development)
- Psychology and performance at work