CEO of Work & Health Psychologists


B Psych (UWA) PhD Psych (U of Nottingham, UK)


A Colombo Plan scholar, Dr Elizabeth Nair is the Principal Psychologist at Work & Health Psychologists (WHP). She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an APA Distinguished International Psychologist (2001). A four non-consecutive term President of the Singapore Psychological Society, she received the inaugural Award for Outstanding Service to Psychology in Singapore (2003).


Prior to WHP, her career track record includes Chief Psychologist/Head of the Personnel Research Department, Singapore Ministry of Defence and tenured academic teaching Group Dynamics, Social Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, at the National University of Singapore. She has a prolific speaking, research, and training record.

She is an Associate Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre as well as  a certified Smoking Cessation Consultant with the Health Promotion Board.

Awards and Honours

2004:                National University of Singapore Long and Good Service Award (15 years service)   

2003:                Outstanding Service to Psychology in Singapore

2001:                American Psychological Association  Distinguished International Psychologist

1997:                Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC)                                

1987 - 1989:Nottingham University Studentship Award to complete PhD in Psychology                                     

1986 - 1987:Commonwealth Universities Award to do M Phil in UK                                                            

1983:     Singapore Civil Service (Ministry of Defence) Efficiency Medal

1968 -1972:Colombo Plan Scholarship to study psychology in Australia