Simmy Grover is the Chief Science Officer at Unmind. Her role is to ensure the academic and scientific validity of our platform and interventions. Simmy is an organisational psychologist, who is completing a PhD in Organisational Psychology at University College London, under the supervision of Prof. Adrian Furnham, with research including individual differences, interpersonal relationships, organisational processes and structure and their impact on individual and organisational performance. Her most recent academic publication was a systematic review of the effectiveness of coaching in organisational settings and she presented these findings at the SGCP 4th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2014. Prior to her career in occupational psychology, Simmy spent a number of years in financial services. She started her career as an equity trader at Morgan Stanley but her most recent role was to establish a European business for Aite Group, a US research/consulting organisation, and Simmy was honoured as one of Financial News’ “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Trading and Technology“ in 2011. Together with being widely quoted in the press, in publications including Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC, The Financial Times, and Financial News, she also spoke at key industry events across Europe and Asia, including TradeTech Europe, TradeTech Japan, International Trader Forum, FPL Japan and FPL EMEA..
Simmy holds a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London, as well as a Masters degree with Distinction in Social Cognition from University College London. She is fully accredited in Hogan Personality Assessments and has graduated from the Meyler Campbell Business Coach Program.