Jessica is CEO of the iOpener Institute for People and Performance. iOpener is an international organization which offers a system for solving common and complex workforce issues by leveraging the Science of Happiness at Work. Its specific purpose is to assess, analyze and act upon the factors that create high-performing workplaces.
Jessica strongly believes in data-driven and metrics-led results. Numbers help everyone understand what helps and hinders their performance and what drives happiness at work. Her book, ‘Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success’ was published in 2010 both in the UK and in the USA. She’s currently working on another book, which will outline how leaders create high performing and happy organizations.
As well as being a frequent media commentator for the Financial Times, Wall St Journal, CNN and BBC, she lectures and teaches senior executives at London Business School, Chicago Booth, Oxford (Saïd), Judge and Cass Business Schools. She works with senior executive teams and leads consulting interventions. Clients include multinationals in banking, IT, health, publishing and engineering as well as the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Her career started at Rothschild’s Bank in Paris and she then spent seven years in the insurance market before starting working as a consultant. Jessica has degrees in Classics (Latin and Greek) and Psychology. She works all over the world but is based in Oxford, UK with her family.