Dr Carola Hieker – Richmond University

Dr Carola Hieker

Dr Carola Hieker

Associate Professor and MBA Director

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Dr. Carola Hieker

Biography

Carola is Associate Professor of Organisational Behavior and Leadership at The American International University in London and responsible for the MBA Programme at Richmond Business School. Prior to the MBA Programme Director role she ran her own international consultancy mainly in financial services and professional services firms.

Carola holds university degrees as Diplom-Psychologin (corresponding to M.A. in Psychology) and Dr. Phil (corresponding to Ph.D. in Psychology.); she also completed a Diploma in Systemic Management at Birbeck University, is an Ashridge Certified Supervisor (Master level) and a SFHE – senior fellow higher education.

Next to her academic qualifications she is certified in a range of diagnostics and psychometrics to support leadership development.

Carola has a keen research interest in diversity, leadership as well as the influence of training and coaching methods on behavioural change.