Professor Patrick Humphreys

Professor Patrick Humphreys

Emeritus Professor of Social Psychology

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

Key Expertise
Social psychology, Decision making, Community development

About me

Patrick Humphreys is an Emeritus Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics. He is consultant advisor at World reserve Trust ( and Development Director at Real-Time ( He led the LSE RTD team on the EU FP7 CADIC project (“Cross-enterprise assessment and development of Intellectual Capital”( Previously he directed the project “Creative Partnerships: Pathways to Value” for the Arts Council England and led the RTD team for the European Union framework 6 Project “ InCaS: Intellectual Capital Statement, Europe”.

He has expertise in innovative and creative decision-making, decision support and transaction provenance platforms powering ecosystems and enhancement of resources for health, culture, development, and networking. He was Director of the EU DG1 ALFA Network "CHICA" (Community Health Information, Communication and Action), linking research projects and training of researchers in UK, Spain, Greece, Brazil, Peru and Cuba. He was co-founder Grupo Innovacion Organisational (GIO S.A) in Peru. He has directed, for the British Council and the UK Department for International Development, Regional Academic Partnerships on Organizational Development with Novosibirsk State University, and Small Business Development with Riga Business School, Latvia, and Kharkov Women’s Centre, Ukraine. He directed the DfID-funded project SaRA (Salud reproductiva para Adolescentes) in Peru for the UK Department for International development and led the EU DG V funded project on evaluation of the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities Network in Europe

Patrick Humphreys has been involved in initiatives on organisational transformation, entrepreneurial innovation clustering and community development and small business sector development in many countries. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Industry and Commerce. He is a past chair of IFIP’s Working Group 8.3 and holds the International  Federation for Information Processing's Silver Core Award. In 2018 he received the award “Innovative Leader of the Year” at the Entrepreneurs, creatives and innovators festival, Beijing,

Expertise Details

Social psychology; Decision making; Health; Community Development