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Ms Isabelle de Roche

PhD Student in Human Resource Management & Employment Relations

Research interests

  • Human Resource Management

Biography

Research title: Leading towards well-being of others and oneself in the digitalised workplace

Year of entry: 2023, Full-Time

Supervisors: Professor Uta Bindl, Professor Michael Clinton

Isabelle de Roche is an aspiring Organisational Psychologist pursuing a PhD in organisational behaviour at King’s Business School, having been awarded a full Doctoral Research Studentship from the Economic and Social Research Council, UK Research and Innovation department.

Her interests lie in workplace well-being, including the well-being of workplace leaders, and utilising organisational interventions and leadership development towards promoting well-being throughout organisations and for organisational success.

Prior to her PhD, Isabelle completed an MSc at Alliance Manchester Business School, for which she received an AMBS scholarship for academic excellence. During her MSc she was able to complete her SHL Personality & Ability Assessment Course Test User qualifications. She conducted her MSc dissertation on the topic of leader well-being in partnership with Psychological Consultancy Ltd, through their student sponsorship programme.

Isabelle has over 3 years of experience working as a research assistant in the field of organisational behaviour with Professor Uta Bindl, developing excellent research skills.

She has also gained experience in practice, having completed a placement year with InnerDrive consultancy (specialising in the application of Psychology to education, sports, and business) and having worked for over 2 years as an Associate Consultant at People Business Human Resources and Development Consultancy.