Catherine Moore is a psychologist, Organizational Development expert, HR Manager & Content Strategist at Quenza.com.
Catherine Moore, MBA, specializes in business development and marketing, working both as a content strategist and in organizational development.
Her expertise is helping entrepreneurs and business owners scale up using digital and people strategy, which was the topic of her postgraduate research and thesis.
Catherine brings her practical knowledge of organizational development strategy to her writing, as well as a strong academic background in neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, behavioral psych, personality, and social psychology, quantitative & qualitative research methods, and positive psychology.
- March 2022 – Present: Content Strategist at Quenza.com.
- March 2020 – March 2022: Content Specialist at Quenza.com.
- December 2019 – Present: Positive Psychology Researcher for PositivePsychology.com.
- January 2017 – Present: Chief Marketing Officer at Time To Grow Global B.V., a global Organizational Development consultancy.
- As a postgraduate intern, she worked as a psychometric tool designer at PsychPress in Melbourne, Australia
Education & Degrees
- 2018 – MBA – University of Bradford, United Kingdom.
- 2009 – BSc in Organizational & Industrial Psychology – University of Melbourne, Australia.
Writing and Research
Cath works regularly with Positive Psychology theory and frameworks in her role at an Organizational Development Consultancy.
She is fascinated by topics such as Appreciative Inquiry and Job Crafting and always reading up on the latest literature to stay up to date.
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