Dr Jemma King

Dr Jemma King

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Queensland

Dr Jemma King has a PhD in Human Behaviour and is an Emotional Intelligence and Performance under Stress expert.

Jemma is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Queensland School of Psychology, guest lectures at the University of Sydney MBA program and works as a specialist external advisor to McKinsey and Company. Jemma has consults to the Australian Defence Force, Special Operations Command, the Centre for Australian Army Leadership, the Australian Institute of Sport, and the Australian Olympic Swim Team.

Jemma has tailored a pre-deployment ‘Performance Optimisation Program’ for Special Operations Command based on Emotional Intelligence principles that has effectively displayed measurable improvements in behavioural, cognitive and performance-based outcomes.

Her qualifications include Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Psychology, Bachelor of Business Management 1st Class Honours, and Doctor of Human Behaviour. She has also studied psycho-physiology, psychoneuroimmunology, endocrinology, neuroscience, anatomy, and medical microbiology. Jemma is a Mum of three teenage children and lives in Brisbane.