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Dr Tatiana Rowson (UK)

Thought Leader

Originally Dr Tatiana Rowson trained as a counselling and clinical psychologist, is an academic, researcher and facilitator based at Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK, where she holds the position of Lecturer in Coaching and Personal Development. She is responsible for the personal and professional development of students on MBA, Masters and Undergraduate programmes.

Her research takes a life-course perspective to explore life, work and career transitions, with a focus on midlife and beyond. She is particularly interested in how these transitions impact the experience of ageing and well-being at work, and the labour force participation and economic activity in later life. Tatiana is passionate about research that improves the quality of life of people in the real world.

Tatiana is an experienced and qualified psychologist and executive coach. She has worked with several high profile national and international, public and private organisations in the UK, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates. She has practised in a wide range of sectors including banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, energy and manufacturing.  

In 2013, Tatiana was awarded a PhD from Keele University, UK, for her research on the transition and adjustment to retirement. She is also a published scholar with book contributions and articles on career and life transitions, behavioural change and coaching, as well as on health, well-being and personal development. Tatiana has an MBA from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She also trained as a Systemic Therapist. An Honorary Founding Member of the Association for Coaching, Tatiana holds a Professional Certificate in Coaching (PCiC) and a Professional Certificate in Supervision (PCiS) from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. 

Tatiana is married and has three daughters. When not at work, she likes to explore the countryside around South Oxfordshire with her family.