Vita Akstinaite is a PhD researcher at University of Surrey and a King’s College London alumnus. She has an MSc in Organisational Psychology and Psychiatry and is currently conducting Economic and Social Science Research Council sponsored PhD research at Surrey Business School with support from Daedalus Trust. Her main research focus is on the identification of linguistic markers of the CEO (executive) hubris from leader’s natural language use.
Vita is a co-founder of The Hubris Project at Surrey Business School that focuses on helping businesses to understand hubris and encourages inter-disciplinary collaboration. In addition, Vita is a business consultant with many years’ experience in working on business intelligence programmes in information technology industry.
Vita is a member of BAM (British Academy of Management), Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds British Psychological Society’s accreditation in Psychometric testing.