Andrés Gvirtz

Andrés Gvirtz is a Psychology PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge, and a former Visiting Fellow at Harvard Business School. His research aims to advance our understanding of human behaviour through a big data approach that combines psychological characteristics (e.g. Big Five, Basic Human Values, Courage) with geographic information. His research focuses on real-world outcomes that have implications for policy and businesses alike. Andrés’ work on COVID-19 has been featured by newspapers such as Forbes and Newsweek, and his methodological paper has been used by the United States Congress for their research analyses.

Besides his academic work, Andrés is an active member of the psychological graduate community, organising writing groups with over 500 participants, and professional development workshops with speakers from Instagram, Snapchat and non-profits alike.