Dr Tatiana Rowson

Lecturer in Coaching

Dr Tatiana Rowson

Dr Tatiana Rowson

Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Greenlands Campus, G21
+44 (0) 01491 418838


Dr Tatiana Rowson is a Business Psychologist with international academic and consulting experience. Originally trained as a counselling psychologist, Tatiana worked for over 12 years in industry. Her area of practice includes executive and career coaching, executive assessment and learning and development solutions. Tatiana has acted as a consultant for high profile organisations in the UK, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates, ranging from national,international, public and private and operating in various sectors including banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, energy and manufacturing. In 2014, Tatiana joined academia, where she combines her practical experience and academic knowledge in teaching.

Her research interests are in the areas of life and career transitions, age at work, identity and coaching. She is particularly interested in the impact of mid-life transitions on the career and retirement of professionals and executives.

Programme Delivery

Tatiana teaches on the Henley Certificate in Coaching and supervises masters projects from the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change programme. Tatiana is also the module convenor for Management Skills (MM256).


Articles and Reports

  • Rowson, T S (2013), Retired Academics and Professional Continuity: A Cross-cultural Comparison in Generations Review, Volume 23, Number 3, July 2013. British Society for Gerontology.

Book Chapters

  • Rowson, T S (2015), Transition to retirement for Expatriates in the UAE: A Psychological Perspective. In C. York Al-Karam and A. Haque (Eds) Mental Health and Psychological Practice in the United Arab Emirates. Palgrave (Oct 2015). Chapter 8. Pp.93-102
  • Schifferle, T (2002), Aposentadoria e grupos de reflexão (Retirement and reflection groups) In T.C.G.M Negreiros (Ed), A Nova Velhice (The New Old Age) Revinter Editors. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chapter 7 pp.89-100


  • Rowson, T S (2014), Social Gerontology in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region context. MENA Geriatric Summit. 11 – 13 December 2014. Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center, Dubai, UAE.
  • Rowson, T S (2013), The transition to retirement and the desire for professional continuity at the International Psychology Conference Dubai, 1-2 November 2013.