Ross Kirkham

Ross Kirkham


Mr. Kirkham’s career in consultancy and training spans fifteen years, a decade of which have been spent living and working in the Middle East, where he has built his skills applying workplace psychology to a Gulf cultural context.

Prior to joining the Firm via PDI Ninth House, Mr. Kirkham was a senior psychologist at Arabian Assessment & Development Centre, an occupational psychologist at CXL, and earlier, a career center manager at Dubai Men’s College.

His background is in assessment/development, psychometric measurement and coaching, a combination that allows Mr. Kirkham to adeptly translate behavioral science into competitive advantage for clients. His partnership with HR directors and managers spans the employment spectrum including oil and gas, industrial, construction, investment and education.

Mr. Kirkham is a member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Occupational Psychology.

Mr. Kirkham is a chartered occupational psychologist, having earned his master’s degree in occupational psychology from the University of Nottingham, a post diploma in career counseling from South Bank University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of East London.