Dr. Rafael Chiuzi

Dr Rafael Chiuzi

Toronto, Ontario
Organizational Psychologist, Assistant Professor And Organizational Behaviour expert
Dr Rafael Chiuzi is a proficient organizational psychologist with an excellent track record of using human capital to benefit both people and businesses. He has overcome significant organizational problems and effectively executed enduring and meaningful change during his fifteen years of innovative practice in North and South America and the Middle East. Dr Rafael Chiuzi has written books and spoken at TEDx events. He is known as Prof Chiuzi by his students at the University of Toronto Mississauga, where he teaches organizational behaviour.
  • Change Management
  • Employee Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Business Management
  • All Staff Meeting
  • Community Engagement Events
  • Conference
  • Consultant & Coach
  • Corporate Audience
  • Corporations & Businesses
  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Managing remote employees


Dr Rafael Chiuzi is an Assistant Professor and Organizational Behaviour at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He is also the instructor of the Global Business course at the Global Leadership Development Program at UTM and a guest professor at FDC Business School in Brazil.

Dr Rafael Chiuzi is a published author on organizational behaviour and human resource management, and a recognized researcher and innovator in these fields. Outside academia, Rafael is an experienced management consultant with a strong, demonstrated capacity to leverage human capital for the benefit of organizations and people alike.
In his ten-plus years of innovative implementation of human resource tools, practices and approaches, he has been able to overcome widespread organizational challenges, and successfully implement and realize the benefits of meaningful, lasting, and profitable change across the Globe.
Rafael’s area of speciality, including his doctoral thesis, is beneficial, organizational change. More often than not, this involves robust succession planning, exploration and encapsulation of leadership identity in specific contexts, and the subsequent management of all related matters. Rafael has produced positive organizational enhancements, ensuring business continuity and appropriate risk mitigation across global, regional, and local organizations.

Dr Rafael Chiuzi received his doctorate in social and work psychology from the University of São Paulo and has a master’s in health psychology from Methodist University, São Paulo. He also has a certification in Advanced Leadership and Change Management from the London School of Business and Finance, and PROSCI Certification for Change Management.




The World of work


What BS jobs are and the impacts they have on individuals

Dr. Rafael Chiuzi Topic Presentations

is it really safe? fostering psychological safety for team performance

  • Keynote PresentationWorkshop Session
  • Both the Boeing 737 Max and Chornobyl accidents revealed a chilling truth. Something in
    common between the two companies: A workplace where people were not allowed to speak
    up. After decades of robust research, psychological safety has proven to be the single most
    powerful predictor of team success and positive culture. In this exciting talk, Dr Rafael Chiuzi
    brings up cases and practical elements to help leaders think about how they can create an
    innovation-friendly environment through the skilful application of this concept.

exprocity - the surprising science behind team alignment and engagement

  • Keynote PresentationWorkshop Session
  • Have you ever wondered how to increase engagement and achieve better performance with your team? Do you have questions about remote team management in flexible work arrangements? In this intriguing talk, Dr Rafael Chiuzi will share with you the surprising science underlying high-performing teams and some practical ideas you can apply to your life. After conducting three years of research with hundreds of participants in several companies, Dr Rafael Chiuzi has summarized all the evidence and will present it using real-life examples.

for a change - how to play the change management card right

  • Keynote PresentationWorkshop Session
  • After leading several large-scale corporate transformation initiatives, Dr Rafael Chiuzi shares
    the secrets from an insider’s perspective on successful change initiatives. From inception to
    reinforcement, this insightful talk will have your leaders thinking about the next moves in your
    ever-present transformation efforts. His distinctive approach to using cutting-edge behavioural
    sciences will spark the necessary conversations to engage your leadership team and nudge
    them towards success.


Dr Rafael Chiuzi has a solid understanding of organizational psychology and is very skilled in applying this knowledge in real-time to create positive change. His methodical, yet flexible approach allows him to analyze challenges from multiple angles and provide insightful solutions. Rafael is a great communicator, a talented coach, and a true professional. It is a pleasure to have to opportunity to work with him.

Paul Di Ginosa [CHRP]

HR Director
Canadian Bearings

My daily interaction with Dr Rafael Chiuzi is enriching. I see a very organized, methodical and knowledgeable professional who has set clear objectives for himself and his family. He is an example to those who want to drive and grow their horizons in a new world or even in the next! He is very reliable, and honest and has excellent people assessment aptitudes. Rafael is an expert in Organizational Development!

Vikash Bungsy, M.A. HRM CHRP, CHRL

Vice President Human Resources
Telos Touch

I had the opportunity to work with Dr Rafael Chiuzi for about two years, during a talent training program at Itaú bank. Rafael helped us to better think about our careers, giving us advice and making us reflect on how to build our map of professional goals. Dr Rafael Chiuzi is a very competent professional, has great skills to deal with people, good communication and has great competence for career guidance. He is one of the better professionals that I worked with.

Bruno Sant’Ana

IT Manager
Itau Bank

Dr Rafael Chiuzi was my executive coach in the talent management program sponsored by Sabesp (The largest Sanitation Company in Brazil). Rafael displayed a lot of knowledge during our interactions in the executive coaching process. He demonstrated competence in bringing up sensitive issues without being rude, and most important: always had the ability and respect to talk about professional situations in that I used to have difficulties. Particularly, I will never forget how he actively helped...

Daliana Lucena


I had the fortunate pleasure of meeting Rafael during a Leadership Development Programme in London. What struck me about Rafael, was his deep passion for psychology and how this can be applied in a meaningful way to bring about changes for aspiring leaders. We had many insightful conversations about some of the pitfalls of psychological theory as well as what contemporary (positive) psychology can offer leadership development programmes. Dr Rafael Chiuzi has huge amounts of academic and...

Luke Minshall

Organizational Development
Arimo Consulting LTD

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