The Psychometrics Forum







We aim to enhance knowledge and understanding of Psychometrics and their best use. As a Forum, we discuss issues relevant to the use of psychometrics in the modern workplace and uphold ethical standards of test practice. We hold four events a year and offer substantial training discounts. Event dates for 2019 are:

Wednesday 6th March (see below), Thursday 16th May, Tuesday 24th September and Thursday 28th November for our annual New Frontiers and Networking events.

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See our Current Events and Training Offer pages for further information and how to book. 

We have held many very successful events.  To learn more, see our Previous Topics and Speakers page and our newsletter Psyche, the latest edition now available on the website.

Our next event will be on Wednesday 6th March 2019 at The Naval Club 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London W1J 5NS.  Click for Flyer and Booking Form.

The topic will be: Assessment and Development Centres, Practice and Research

In the morning Philippa Riley, Director of Global Assessment Products, and Mike Murray, Principal Consultant, from PSI Talent Measurement will be talking about Assessment Centres: The Do's and Don'ts. 

The afternoon session will be presented by Dr Chris Dewberry, Reader in Psychology at the Department of Organisational Psychology at Birkbeck, discussing Assessment Centre Design: The Radical Implications of New Scientific Evidence




Philippa Riley, Director of Global Assessment Products, PSI Talent Measurement is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, who has been working in the assessment arena for over 10 years, with a particular focus on developing and delivering behavioural assessments including online Assessment Centres.  Her team at PSI is responsible for PSI’s Virtual Assessment Centre platform, VirtualAC, as well as the AC-EXS range of ready-to-use assessment centre exercises. Philippa is a committee member of the UK-ACG, a special interest group focused on the promotion of Assessment Centres in the UK. 








Mike Murray, Principal Consultant, PSI Talent Measurement is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, who has been working in the assessment space for 18 years, consulting across a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors.  During this time, Mike has delivered Assessment Centre projects in over 50 countries, for both assessment and development purposes. In this capacity he has experienced a wide variety of different contexts, cultures and client challenges







Dr Chris Dewberry, Reader in Psychology at the Department of Organisational Psychology at Birkbeck, began his career at University College London, where he completed a PhD on social categorization and stereotyping. He is the author of Statistical Methods for Organizational Research and has published numerous journal articles.  His current research is concerned with the measurement of competencies, decision-making, and the causes of, and remedies for, student dropout.  His work on competencies with Dr Duncan Jackson and Dr George Michaelidies has led to the first ever unconfounded estimate of the extent to which competencies are reliably measured in assessment centres.



For any queries and to book, please contact our administrator, Caro Leitzell: Telephone: +44 (0)1962 880 920 or email:


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New Frontiers 2018

On Wednesday 28th November 2018, we held our annual New Frontiers Seminar, always a popular event, this year was no exception and very well received, see below for an outline of the event.  

The theme for our annual event was: ‘How is technology disrupting the recruitment and development process?’.  A huge topic, but our speakers who were a mixture of practitioners currently navigating this space and representatives from organisations, were able to pass on their knowledge and experiences of harnessing advances in technology to improve the recruitment process.    See our Previous Topics and Speakers page for more details.


Speakers at New Frontiers 2018

From Left to Right (Top)  Ben Williams Founder and MD of Sten 10 - Topic: A Practitioner's View of Game Based Assessments; Kate Glazebrook CEO and Co-Founder of Applied - Topic: Engineering for Equality                  

  • Ben Williams New Frontiers 2018Kate GlazebrookKiki and Gema New Frontiers 2018Alex Popa-Antohi New Frontiers 2018






















From Left to Right (Bottom) HireVue: Kiki Leutner, Head of Science, Game Based Assessments with Gema Ruiz de Huydobro, Business Psychologist, I-O Psychology Consultant - Topic: AI versus Traditional Assessments;  Alexandru Papa-Antoni, Group Leadership Development Manager for Vodaphone Group - Topic: Leadership development and disruptive techologies.




















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