Thomas Welcomes Professor Adrian Furnham to the Science Advisory and Innovation Board |

[Marlow, UK] Thomas proudly welcomes Professor Adrian Furnham as the latest member of the Science Advisory and Innovation Board (SAIB), a team dedicated to harnessing cutting-edge scientific research and innovative strategies to advance Thomas’ solutions. Adrian’s extensive expertise in behavioral psychology will be pivotal in developing and refining our offerings, ensuring that our solutions and services stay at the forefront of industry advancements.

With an illustrious career as a Professor of Psychology at renowned institutions and author of numerous influential books and articles on behavioral science, Adrian brings specialized expertise and depth to our capabilities in people science insights.

Adrian shared his excitement about joining the board: "The idea of forming a visionary group such as the SAIB was something I passionately advocated for, so it’s a real privilege to be part of it. Being part of a multi-disciplinary, entrepreneurial team is an invigorating experience, especially when it involves individuals who bring such different perspectives to the table."

John Cooper, Chair of the SAIB, also shared his enthusiasm about Adrian joining the team: "We are extremely pleased to welcome Adrian to the Board. His renowned expertise and innovative approach in psychology are invaluable assets that will undoubtedly enrich our discussions and enhance our strategic direction."

With decades of research and practical experience in psychometrics and behavioral psychology, Adrian is well-prepared to contribute to significant advancements at Thomas. "My focus will be on enhancing our understanding and measurement of personality, attitudes, and values. These elements are crucial for helping organizations adapt to and thrive in a dynamic workplace environment," he explained.

He also highlighted the challenges posed by AI integration and emerging competitors in the field. "Navigating these challenges is essential for maintaining our leadership in delivering market-leading talent management solutions".

At Thomas, we are excited about the depth of knowledge and fresh perspectives Adrian brings to our team. His involvement is sure to enrich our ongoing commitment to delivering people science insights that precisely meet the evolving needs of our clients.