Odessa S. Hamilton MSc, MBPsS, FRSPH
As a behavioural scientist, Odessa Hamilton leverages behavioural insights at the LSE (London School of Economics) to advance the understanding of factors that underpin inclusion in global corporations. She is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, and a doctoral researcher in biobehavioural epidemiology and precision medicine at UCL (University College London), where, by appointment, she teaches post-graduate biostatistics. Her work sits on the intersect between psychosocial and biological sciences. Whilst pursuing MBPsS status and psychometric registration at the BPS (British Psychological Society), Odessa also earned an MSc in psychological sciences with distinction, and a first-class degree with honours in organisational psychology—graduating among the top 5 percent of her class. Odessa is also a scholarship recipient of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) and BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council). With experience that traverses corporate and government, Odessa has notable transatlantic successes—multinational achievements in entrepreneurship and awards in innovation. She also has a longstanding practitioner history with victims of serious crime and individuals with severe mental and physical health conditions. Along with her contributions to Psychology Today, Odessa’s work has been featured in other top publications and journals.