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Title: Dr
First Name: Jared
Surname: Dempsey
Position: Lecturer
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Duties and Responsibilities

Dr Dempsey is a lecturer at ABS specialising in Project management. He has worked on international projects leading teams offshore and onshore. He is also  a chartered psychologist and experienced management consultant with a specialty in Human Factors with a focus on safety and excellence. Dr Dempsey has a unique understanding of Human Factors and safety in oil and gas due to having coalface offshore-experience (over three years on rotation) combined with a strategic knowledge base underpinned by two post-graduate degrees in workplace Human Factors. 

Academic Background

University of Aberdeen - Full time PhD - Workplace based PhD focussed on communication, risk, organizational learning and knowledge management 

MSc Occupational (Business) Psychology - Postgraduate degree covering areas such as human factors, counselling, and consulting 

Previously lectured postgraduate project managers predominately from the oil and gas sector in the areas of leadership and teamwork 

Research Interests

Interpersonal risk communication.

Safety culture and workforce engagement.

Professional Memberships

Chartered (Licensed) Member of the British Psychological Society and member of IOSH