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Kamala Balu is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational and Organisational Psychology at the University of Westminster. She teaches on a range of undergraduate modules and has led various modules in subjects including Work Psychology, Assessment at Work, Perspectives on Behaviour in Organisations and Business Communications. She is the Westminster Business School eMentoring Coordinator. She is currently Deputy Course Leader for the BA Business Management degree and module leader for a core level 4 module in "People and Organisations". She has led several consultancy and research projects focusing on areas such as Assessment Centres, Management Development, Learning teams, Voluntary employment and motivation and Training and Development. Her past research interest have also included the assessment of competence through the use of simulation exercises.


Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Westminster

MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology, University of East London

BSc(Hons) Life Sciences, specialising in Psychology, University of Westminster

Professional memberships

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 



Module Leader of "People and Organisations" First year (Level 4) BA (Hons) Business Management

Seminar Leader for "Work and Organisational Psychology within the HR context”, Second year (Level 5 elective)

Seminar Leader for “Cultural Differences and People Management”, Final year (Level 6 elective)


Project supervision for MA Human Resource Management and MA International Business