Dr Peter Carswell.

MCom (Hons 1st class), PGDipAppliedPsych, PhD, Registered Psychologist

Peter is an organisational psychologist with a PhD in organisation science. He is a senior lecturer at the School of Population Health, University of Auckland and has worked across large and medium sized organisations in both public and private sectors.

One of Peter’s specialist areas is helping organisations to diagnose areas of influence and power within their networks. He then helps the organisation develop solutions that best leverage these intrinsic assets.

As an organisational psychologist, Peter has a broad range of experience analysing organisational challenges and developing effective solutions, and he works with commercial, public sector and NGO clients to help improve processes of change and innovation.

Peter leads the development and delivery of the Synap approach within Synergia. His role in the Synap team is to work with clients to help clarify the issues they wish to address, and develop increased performance within their network. The network could be a team, an organisation, multiple organisations or whole community. He then works with clients to develop strategies from insights provided by the Synap approach.

key skills include

Population health, facilitation, data visualization, improving processes of change and innovation