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Peter Saville

Advisory Board

Peter Saville is arguably one of the best known, most successful and most highly acclaimed psychologists within the Business Psychology profession. Peter has been described as ‘one of the most influential psychologists of our time.’

He founded SHL in 1977 where he developed the Occupational Personality Questionnaires (OPQ) and the first commercial Big 5 Personality measure. He floated SHL on the London Stock Exchange in 1997. Peter went on to found Saville Consulting (now Saville Assessment), where he developed the Saville Wave Questionnaire. He sold the company to Towers Watson in 2015. Peter Saville’s measures of ability, personality, motivation and talent are used globally.

In 2012 Peter received the highest BPS Award, Honorary Fellowship, in recognition of his global work in ‘flying the flag for Britain for objective assessment.’ He has written over 200 publications and spoken in over 50 countries internationally. Peter was Professor of Psychology at Queens University Belfast and is Professor at Kingston University, London.

Peter Saville is now the chair and founder of 10X Psychology which uses advanced analytics and innovative solutions, spanning the entire employee lifecycle from hiring and leadership to employee wellbeing. We are delighted and honoured to have Peter join the ABP Advisory Board.

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