Dr Terri Simpkin

Associate, Portman Partners and Associate Professor of Management/MBA Director, Portman Partners

Terri Simpkin is an industry-experienced academic, educator, researcher, international public speaker, and an authority on the impostor phenomenon. She is a Portman Partners Associate working to expand the DI labour pool and advance opportunities for women in DI leadership.

Terri is actively engaged in research into the underrepresentation of women in STEM and the social barriers to girls in STEM education.

As CEO of her own company, Mischief Business Engineering, she has worked globally with governments, industry associations, large and small business and is an accomplished international academic manager.

Terri was an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and a Visiting Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University. She is currently MBA Director & Associate Professor of Management. Her current research interests extend to workforce analysis, capability development, and the impact of the experience of the impostor phenomenon in the workforce.

Terri was recently included in the Power 50 – the fifty most influential women in the data economy and was recognised as one of the Infrastructure Masons IM 100 award recipients. She was awarded the 2020 Global Women in Telco and Tech Brynn Fowler Agent of Change Award for her work championing inclusion and diversity inside and beyond the workplace.

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