Dr Sheena Johnson is an Occupational and Chartered Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, and Professor of Work Psychology and Wellbeing at Alliance Manchester Business School. She is an active researcher into the topics of stress and health and the ageing workforce. Sheena is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, regularly presents her work at national and international conferences and sits on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Stress Management, an American Psychological Association journal, and the official journal of the International Stress Management Association.
Sheena is the University of Manchester lead on Social Change and Ageing at the Thomas Ashton Institute, and sits on the management board of MICRA (Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing). She is also a member of both Alliance Manchester Business School's Work and Equalities Research Institute where she is academic lead for theme 2 'Fair Treatment at Work', and the Division of Occupational Psychology's Health and Well-Being Working Group:
Sheena established the ‘Age, Health and Professional Drivers’ Network www.ambs.ac.uk/ahpdn. The network, comprising transport and logistics firms, unions and industry representatives with an interest in age and health and wellbeing in the transport sector, builds capacity in the sector to exchange knowledge and best practice. Sheena's research led to publication of the AHPD Network's 'Health and Wellbeing of Older Professional Drivers: Best Practice Guidelines' which can be downloaded here