Dr. Ian Hesketh

SRO National Police Wellbeing Service & Wellbeing Lead at the UK College of Policing

Dr Ian Hesketh is the Wellbeing Lead at the UK College of Policing and the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for the National Police Wellbeing Service in the UK. Ian also supports Prof Sir Cary Cooper and the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Manchester University Alliance Business School. He holds a PhD in Management and Social Psychology and an MBA from Lancaster University, as well as a Dip Mgt, and Cert Ed from the University of Central Lancashire. He is a Chartered Manager (CMgr), an A1 assessor, and holds Qualified Teaching, Learning and Skills (QTLS) status with the Society for Education and Training in the UK. Ian is a Visiting Fellow at the Open University Centre for Policing Research and Learning, Faculty of Business and Law. He is also an Honorary Fellow in Management and Marketing at Durham University Business School.His research interests are centred on Wellbeing, Resilience and Transformation in the context of Policing, and most notably he introduced the concept of Leaveism to explain human behaviours associated with workplace workload and stress. In 2012 his article on Transformational Leadership during Change was voted one of the Top 5 Management Articles by the Chartered Management Institute.

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