Kevin Cheng

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Personal profile


Kevin is an industrial and organisational psychologist with a PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is a registered IO psychologist with the Hong Kong Psychological Society and a registered psychologist (HCPC).

His research interests include personality, organisational climate, leadership and ageing psychology. His recent work explores the effect of the environment and urban fabric on personality development and well-being.

He has extensive experience working in universities across the UK and abroad, including King’s College London, Birkbeck College and the University of Hong Kong.


  • Ph.D. Psychology (Psychology) (The University of Hong Kong , December 2003) 
  • M.A. (Psychology-Forensic) (University of Western Sydney, April 1998)
  • B.Sc. Psychology (University of New South Wales, May 1996)

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2018-2021: Associate Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
  • 2017-2018: Lecturer, IoPPN, King’s College London, UK
  • 2011-2017: Assistant Professor, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong SAR
  • 2005-2010: Assistant Professor, Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Linguistic markers in personality, University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 199931 Aug 2002

Award Date: 1 Dec 2004

External positions

Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology

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