Dr. Julie Jonas is a Principal and organizational psychology expert for the Leadership Practice. Her focus is on helping organizations to assess and develop their executives, executive teams and high-potential talent.
Julie has assessed hundreds of management-level individuals from different industries including hospitality, retail, manufacturing, financial services, pharma, and government. She uses her knowledge of the structure of personality to gain an in-depth understanding of executive behaviours within the workplace. Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, she worked for a leading organizational psychology consulting firm based out of Quebec.
Julie holds a Doctorate in Personality Psychology from Brock University, with a specialization in personality traits and vocational preferences, fit, retention and satisfaction. Following that she was a post-doctoral research scholar at the University of Illinois, where she focused on the validation of a personality measure. She has published many academic articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and the Journal of Career Assessment.