Seonaid Charlesworth, Ph.D., is Vice President, Executive Assessment and Succession at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge. She advises companies on succession practices to mitigate business risk and execute strategy. She oversees a team of assessment experts who design and deliver assessments to leaders at all levels in the US and Canada.
An expert in Industrial Psychology, she has designed and implemented succession and assessment solutions for Fortune 100 companies, public utilities and government agencies in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy and Brazil. An experienced consultant and facilitator, she has worked extensively with executive teams, CEOs and corporate directors. She has worked with organizations in a variety of sectors—including oil and gas, financial services, energy, technology, retail and government.
Seonaid is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer in the areas of succession management, identifying high potential talent, leadership assessment and strategic talent management. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles that have been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and presented at international conferences.
Seonaid earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from the University of British Columbia and B.A. in Psychology with Honours from Queen’s University.
Content Featuring Seonaid Charlesworth
In this podcast, Jonas Bordo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Resources at Bentall Kennedy, and Seonaid Charlesworth, Vice President of Executive Assessment and Succession at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge have an engaging discussion of how ...Read more
Leaders play an integral role in shaping and nurturing an organization’s culture. As a result, leadership development and succession programs have massive cultural implications for the future of your organization. In this HCI Keynote ...Read more
Succession management is designed to ensure you have the leadership capacity to execute strategy and support future growth of the company. But, it takes more than a succession plan to prepare leaders to sustain a company culture or take on ...Read more