Abby is a strong advocate for the role of organisational psychology in Australia – both within organisations and across sectors and government. She has extensive experience in applying IO Psychology in practice across industries and believes in the value of the discipline and the profession in all settings, but especially in its potential to contribute to impact and positive change for people. Abby’s goal is to support the growth and maturity of IO Psychology in Australia and internationally and advocate for the profession and the value it brings.
Dr Andrea Titus
Andrea is a strategy, governance, and leadership expert with experience spanning the Big 4 accounting firms and Big 4 Banks. A ‘pracademic’, she blends professional expertise with scientific rigour to solve complex people problems. Her insights are published in the Harvard Business Review, peer-reviewed psychology journals and multiple industry magazines. Andrea’s vision for SIOPA is to empower I/O psychologists to build smarter workplaces across our nation.
Dr Gina Chatellier
Gina is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and overall wellbeing as a means of creating inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive. She has substantial experience and expertise in career architecture, learning and development, organisational development, analysing qualitative and quantitative information, developing insights, leadership, increasing diversity and inclusion, human resources, facilitation, program development, communication, report writing, stakeholder management and expert knowledge in the areas of personality, recruitment, motivation, career model design, job analysis, survey design, teaching, change management, psychological marketing, volunteering, and work design. Gina joined SIOPA because she is passionate about bridging the scientist practitioner gap, promoting relevant research to be translated into tangible actions for organisations.
Michelle is a considered and engaging facilitator, coach and Psychologist who is solution focused and passionate about mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. She has significant experience consulting to organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Michelle has been an active committee member since SIOPA’s foundation and would like to continue to advocate on behalf of I/O Psychologists at the Board level.
Justine is a strong advocate for creating and maintaining psychologically safe and healthy workplaces. Justine has significant experience in organisational development and people-centred strategies that improve organisational performance and employee well-being. Justine has extensive experience on national and state committees for the Industrial/Organisational (I/O) Psychology profession and is a member of national working groups for improving workplace psychological health. Justine’s vision for SIOPA is to provide a community for I/O Psychologists and a strong advocacy voice that contributes to the growth and sustainability of the I/O Psychology profession in Australia.
Dr Ali Burston
Ali has been one of Australia’s loudest champions for gender diversity and mental health in the energy, construction and resources sectors. Ali brings a wealth of international experience delivering organisational development assignments creating people-focused business growth. Ali is passionate about developing sustainable solutions for the Industrial/Organisational (I/O) Psychology profession and maximising SIOPA’s national influence in industry.
Dr Amanda Green
Amanda is an executive with Movember – the leading global men's health charity tackling mental health and suicide, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer. Amanda joined Movember in October 2020 following a number of senior positions at leading organisations such as PwC, Richmond Football Club (AFL), Australia Post, National Australia Bank and Telstra. She is a highly accomplished people executive, registered Organisational Psychologist and Board Director with significant expertise in employee experience, culture and transformational change. In her current role as Chief People Officer at Movember, Amanda oversees the global people experience and strategic projects focused on diversity, equity and inclusion and cultural alignment. Based on the east coast of Australia, Amanda is an active supervisor of new and emerging I/O talent and continues to promote the unique contribution of our profession.
Jon is an organisational development specialist who works with medium and large organisations to enhance organisational and people outcomes. He has managed improvement and change projects in Australia and overseas across a range of industries. He has a Masters in Organisational Psychology and is also a Certified Management Consultant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jon has over 25 years of experience as a practising Psychologist, including 18 years as a self-employed independent consultant. Jon’s focus in SIOPA is to engage and involve experienced members of the Industrial/Organisational (I/O) Psychology community to advance the profession and promote the profession amongst organisational leaders.