Ana Ruiz Pardo

Ana Ruiz Pardo is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. She explores topics such as the concept of character-competence entanglement and how the strength of individual character can enhance organizational learning. Additionally, Dr. Ruiz Pardo collaborates with researchers in both the public and private sectors to embed character leadership into organizations. Her current work focuses on investigating how character development can improve the performance management process. Dr. Ruiz Pardo earned her PhD in cognitive psychology from Western University. She can be reached at