Business psychologist specialising in the design and delivery of assessment for selection and development. Specialising in the design of assessment centres, competency specification, bespoke 360 systems and psychometric assessment, Derek has taken the lead role in large-scale assessment & development assignments with both public and private sector clients. Derek combines a rigorous approach to delivering high-quality, evidence-based solutions with a strongly customer-focused approach to develop long-term client relationshipa.


Business Psychologist specialising in:
Assessment Centre Design & Delivery;
Assessment Centre Exercise Writing;
Online 360 feedback;
Ability & Personality Assessment;
Bespoke Measure development for online recruitment;
Management Development Programmes;
Leadership Development


  • Stuart Robertson & Associates Ltd

    Director & Head of Consultancy
    - Current
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

    Principal Lecturer in Psychology
    - Current

Education History

  • BSc Psychology

    The University of Birmingham
    1971 - 1974
  • PhD Psychology

    The University of Birmingham
    1974 - 1977
  • MSc Computing, Cognition & Psychology

    University of Warwick
    1985 - 1986


Chartered Psychologist
Chartered Scientist
BPS Registered test User Level A and Full Level B

Clubs and Associations

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Registered Member of the BPS Psychological Testing Centre
Member BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology

Interests and Hobbies

Cycling, gardening, Formula 1, motorcycling

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