Professor Jamie Hacker HughesClinical psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical neuropsychologist, researcher and academic specialising in psychological trauma
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical neuropsychologist, supervisor, researcher and academic specialising in psychological trauma. After a short service commission in the Army and five years in sales and marketing, Jamie studied psychology, psychopathology and clinical psychology at UCL, Cambridge and Surrey universities. Jamie initially worked in the NHS before returning to the MoD as a military psychologist, going on to become defence consultant advisor and head of clinical psychology at the MoD. In this capacity, he visited Bosnia. Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland to support and supervise colleagues. In 2014, he established a military veterans and families research unit, the Veterans and Families Institute, and he holds visiting and honorary professorial appointments at Hertfordshire, Northumbria and Lomonosov Moscow State universities. Jamie became President of the British Psychological Society in April 2015 and led a 3-year review and transformation of the Society's structure. He also established a Presidential Task Force on Refugees Asylum Seekers and Migrants and led on psychological well-being for psychological healthcare staff. Jamie is currently in independent practice in central London and the Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Third Order in Europe.