Marie McHugh OBE

Elected Member

Marie McHugh is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Ulster University where she was previously Dean of the Ulster University Business School (2009-2016). Her main research interests are work stress, organisational health and organisational change, and she has published widely within these areas.

Marie is a member of the regional IoD Committee, and she has recently been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Network of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Marie has served on the CBI (NI) Council and she has been chair and president of the British Academy of Management (BAM).

In recognition of her academic leadership and contribution to business and economic development, Marie received a Special Achievement Award from the CIPD in 2014 and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Flybe/UTV Business Awards in 2015. Marie is a fellow of BAM, she is a visiting professor at Hebei Geo University, China, and she has been a visiting distinguished scholar at the University of Nebraska (USA) and the University of Halmstad (Sweden). She has a PhD from Ulster University and an MSc in Occupational Psychology and a BA in Psychology from Queen’s University.

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