Claire Rickards, Ph.D. - Director of Research
Dr. Rickards joined PI Worldwide in 2011 after completing a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Connecticut, where her research focused on the areas of personality assessment and feedback for selection and developmental purposes.
A seasoned business consultant and manager, Claire spent nearly a decade working with Fortune 500 companies. Her previous experience includes working for Accenture and APT Metrics. She has provided services in areas such as competency modeling, executive assessment and coaching, leadership techniques, and work process re-design and alignment.
Claire is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the University of Virginia Alumni Association. She also holds dual Master’s degrees in Educational Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, respectively, from the University of Connecticut. In addition, she holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of Virginia.