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Dr Holly Andrews

Senior Lecturer

Worcester Business School

Contact Details


tel: 01905 54 2289

Holly Andrews has been a lecturer with Worcester Business School since 2009. As the employability champion for the business school, Holly runs the work placements scheme and manages the core undergraduate personal development modules.

Holly has completed her PhD, entitled “An analysis of the influence of psychopathic traits on career development.

MSc Occupational Psychology
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Occupational psychology
Transferable skills
Research methods

Psychopathy in the workplace

Membership of Committees

Membership of Committees

Worcester Business School Learning and Teaching Student Experience Committee (October 2010-Present)
Worcester Business School Quality Committee (December 2009-August 2012)



Andrews, H. (2010). Snakes in Suits - Are there Psychopaths in your Boardroom? The People Bulletin [online] available from (accessed 13/06/11).

Andrews, H & Francis-Symthe, J. (2010). Dangerous liaisons. Professional Manager, 19(3), 30-32.

Mason, V., Andrews, H., & Upton, D. (2010). The psychological impact of exposure to floods. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 15 (1), 61-73.

Andrews, H., Furniss, P & Evans, C. (2009). A successful leader or a psychopathic individual? Management Services, 53(4), 22-24.

Conference Papers
Andrews, H. (2011). Corporate Snakes and Ladders: Psychopathic, Narcissistic and Machiavellian Leadership. Paper presented at the Institute of risk Management Global Risk Management Professiona Development Forum, March 23rd.

Andrews, H. (2010). Snakes in Suits – Dealing with Psychopaths in the Workplace and in the Boardroom. Paper presentated at the Institute of Risk Management Risk Leaders Conference, November 19th.

Andrews, H. (2010). Managing Snakes in Suits. Paper presented at the CRSA (Control Risk Self Assessment Forum) conference on Governing Success, Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants, September 29th.

Andrews, H. (2010). Charm, Charisma and Catastrophe: A Psychopath at Work. Paper presented at Capita Registrars Governance for Advantage Seminar, Capita Registrars, June 17th.

Andrews, H. (2009). Everything in moderation? A review of the organisational successes of individuals with personality dysfunction. Poster presented at the Research in Focus Conference, University of Worcester, May 19th.

Andrews, H. (2008). Charm, charisma and catastrophe: Psychopathy in the workplace. Poster presented at PsyPAG Annual Conference, Manchester University, 31st July.

Andrews, H. (2008). Charm, charisma and catastrophe: The psychopath at work. Paper presented at the Research in Focus Conference, University of Worcester, 27th February.

Steele, C., Andrews, H., & Upton, D. (2011). Psychology Express: Statistics in Psychology (Undergraduate Revision Guide). Prentice Hall.

Book Chapters
Andrews, H. (2011). Why Personality and Behaviour in the Workplace are Important. In J. Reuvidko (Ed.). Managing Business Risk (pp. 126-137). London: Kogan Page.

Conferences Attended

Conferences Attended

British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, January 2010

BMAF Employability Specialist Interest Group Preparing for Placement Conference, November 2009

University of Worcester Research in Focus Conference, May 2009

PsyPAG Annual Conference, July 2008

University of Worcester Research in Focus Conference, February 2008

Andrews, H. J. (2015, May). The relationship of psychopathic traits to career interests and educational choices. In Wisse, B. (chair) Dark Traits and Abuse of Followers: The Antecedents and Outcomes of Destructive Leadership. European Association of Work and Occupational Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

Andrews, H. J. (2015, Sept). Shining a Light on the Dark Side: How the Global Financial Crisis Exposed the Dark Side of Leadership. Global Business Conference, Sibenik, Croatia.