Dr Juliette Tobias-Webb

Chief Behavioural Scientist, Superstar of STEM & Keynote Speaker

Dr Juliette Tobias-Webb is a Chief Behavioural Scientist, Women in Leadership MBA Lecturer, one of 60 women in Australia nominated as a Superstar of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and soon to be Homeward Bound (Antarctica) explorer. Dr Juliette is passionate about translating science into practice; using the best behavioural insights to tackle some of the most challenging workplace and societal issues.

Dr Juliette is passionate about working with companies and researchers to design and rigorously test solutions that encourage positive behavioural outcomes. She specialises in large scale behavioural change and in designing for individuals facing more complex cognitive situations (mental health, addiction, cognitive decline). She is also passionate about helping individuals be more productive, set and stick to goals, have better wellbeing and feel happier.

More about Dr Juliette Tobias-Webb:

Dr Juliette has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Cambridge University. She enjoyed stints as a lecturer and research officer at globally-renowned institutions including the University of British Columbia, the University of Sydney, Bond University, and Kaplan University. She has also published a number of journal articles in leading psychology and neuroscience journals. She currently teaches an evidenced-based MBA Leadership course that covers topics such as empowerment, motivation, resilience, wellbeing and equality through organisational design.

Dr Juliette has worked for a range of leading government and corporate organisations to explore bias and design better products and services for human decision-making and behaviour change. Dr Juliette is also an avid educator and presenter – believing everyone can benefit from learning about behavioural science using fun, practical and innovative insights.

In addition to running her own behavioural science consultancy, Dr Juliette has been a Senior Manager in Behavioural Science for Commonwealth Bank, the Behaviour Change Lead for Ogilvy Australia, and a Research Fellow for the Behavioural Insights Team. She has worked with companies and non-for-profits such as Citibank, Atlassian, MasterCard, Deloitte, Google and the Ocean Decade Australia. Juliette has a range of academic experience, publishing articles in many leading neuroscience and psychology journals and featuring in a range of media outlets such as Triple J Hack and the Australian Financial Review.

As a Women in Leadership lecturer, and the daughter of the inaugural founder of International Women’s Day in her hometown, Dr Juliette is passionate about female empowerment and gender equality.

In relation to the IWD theme #breakthebias, Dr Juliette can help you understand how bias operates in the workplace, how you are biased, and how you counteract bias in the workforce. She encourages individuals, leaders and organisations to rethink their approach to diversity. Breaking the bias won’t work; we need to shift the focus from costly and ineffective efforts that change individuals to cost-effective smart solutions focused on workplace design. That works!

Interested in designing your own diversity experiment? Dr Juliette has a 5-step framework to help you run and analyse a business experiment.

Presentations can be tailored for individuals, organisations and governments across a range of industries.

Dr Juliette Tobias-Webb speaks about:

•          Human Behaviour

•          Decision Making and bias

•          Irrationality

•          Behaviour Change

•          Behavioural Design

•          Designing for Humans

•          Diversity by Behavioural Design

•          Behaviour at Work: Resilience, Wellbeing, Productivity, Motivation and Engagement

•          Mental health and Behavioural Addictions (Gambling)

•          Connecting and Communicating with Humans

•          Experimentation

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