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Zsofia Szlamka

Care Policy Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics & Political Science

Zsofia Szlamka

Dr Zsofia Szlamka is a developmental psychologist and an entrepreneur. She is an ESRC Research Fellow at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre in the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also a Senior Research Associate at Orygen, Australia. She is the founder of AMKA Counselling, a well-being platform providing remote counselling services and helping businesses develop employee mental health at the workplace. In 2022 she was selected to be on the Forbes 30-under-30 list in Hungary for her work in workplace mental health. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic she also set up a counselling service in Hungary to tackle the mental health-related consequences of the crisis. She completed her PhD in King’s College London, investigating service development for and empowerment of families raising children with developmental disorders in Ethiopia and in Argentina. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Network. She co-founded VOICES, a women empowerment platform connecting young professional women with public speaking opportunities. She is blogging about her research experience, and encountering social dilemmas on her blog, The Travelling Psychologist.


Countries Argentina; Australia; Honduras; UK;
Topics Care inequalities; LTC and younger people; Social Innovation in LTC;
Methods Literature reviews and synthesis; Qualitative studies; Quasi-experimental methods; Surveys; Theory of Change; Trials and other evaluations;
Role Research;