ROCCO IOO 2024 Jury

ROCCO IOO 2024 Jury – The first three members of the jury announced

In the final stretch of the ROCCO IOO 2024 voting phase, ROCCO is happy to announce the first three jury members for this initiative: Charlotte Schoenmakers, Inés Martínez Corts and Charles Towers-Clark

Charlotte Schoenmakers

Charlotte Schoenmakers

Charlotte Schoenmakers is a seasoned corporate communications and change consultant, renowned for her extensive expertise in navigating complex transformations within diverse national and international organizations.

Born in a picturesque Dutch village, Charlotte pursued her passion for understanding societal dynamics by earning a Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from Utrecht University, followed by a specialized license in Corporate and Change Communications from Amsterdam University.

With over 15 years of hands-on experience spanning influential roles at Dutch Railways, Dutch Government, Rabobank, and other prominent entities, Charlotte honed her craft in driving impactful change trajectories. Around 11 years ago, she expanded her focus to personal development, mastering executive coaching, group facilitation, and somatic leadership techniques.

Currently based in Spain, Charlotte operates as a freelance consultant, empowering individuals and organizations within the green and blue economy. Her approach centers on fostering resilience amid change, equipping individuals with the tools to not just adapt to external shifts but also to foster intrinsic alignment and preserve their identity throughout the transformative journey.

Known for her innovative perspective, Charlotte thrives on leveraging disruption and embodiment techniques to catalyze growth, facilitating a paradigm shift from comfort zones to realms rich in learning and accelerated development.

Inés Martínez Corts

Inés Martínez Corts

Inés Martínez Corts is a distinguished academic with a degree in Psychology, Master degree in Human Resources, and a PhD in Social Psychology (awarded Extraordinary Doctorate from the University of Seville).

Currently, she works as an academic at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Seville, she is a key member of the INDRHO Group and the research team at the Gender Observatory Laboratory of the Andalusian Institute for the Prevention of Occupational Risks (LaboratorioObservatorio de Salud Laboral desde la Perspectiva de Género de Andalucía (LAOGEN)).

Her extensive career spans teaching, research, and management across three universities. Noteworthy achievements include creating a Guidance Office for students, co-creation the Master in Gender and Equality, and leading the Official Master in Psychology of Organizations and Work for over 9 years.

As a principal researcher, she has contributed significantly to competitive projects at Europe and Spain, particularly focusing on health and working conditions, gender gap, leadership… She has presented her research at over 40 international conferences, authored numerous publications, and been a guest speaker at more than 20 conferences on gender, work-life balance, and human resource management.

Charles Towers Clark

Charles Towers-Clark

Having sold his company, Charles is presently engaged in doctoral research at Warwick Business School, focusing on the impact of automation on proactivity within organizations, particularly in the context of AI. Additionally, he provides advisory services to organizations on this topic.

As a Forbes contributor and international speaker, Charles has previously served as Chairman of Pod Group, an advisor to InnovateUK, and authored ‘The WEIRD CEO’. He is recognized as an expert contributor to national and international press discussions on the future of work and the implications of AI, including BBC Radio 4’s ‘Positive Thinking, Keeping Humans Relevant At Work’, where he participated in a 30-minute discussion on human skills in the workplace.

His interest in this area stems from his experience as CEO of Pod Group, where he implemented a change process to promote individual initiative and responsibility in anticipation of AI, including changes to the work environment and even allowing employees to choose their own salaries.

The voting phase for ROCCO IOO 2024 closes on February 14th. Vote now!

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