Claudia Toma is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. With a background in social psychology and a PhD from Grenoble University (2007), Claudia is conducting research in the area of judgement, decision-making, leadership and diversity. She is teaching on various topics related to team dynamics, decision-making, leadership, negotiation and management of diversity. Before Solvay, worked in various universities such as Tilburg Univeristy, Columbia Business School, Université de Lausanne. She is a researcher in Centre Emile Bernheim (CEBRIG) and Centre for Social and Cultural Psychology (CESCUP).


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  • Advisor of the Rector for the Gender and Diversity Policy et ULB since 2021
  • Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management in 2018-2021
  • Program Coordinator of European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) from 2009 to 2016
  • Negotiation skills – GEST-S498
  • Organizational Behaviour and leadership – GEST-S448
  • Managing Diversity and Multiculturality – GEST-S517
  • Toma, C., & Butera, F. (2009). Hidden profiles and concealed Information: Strategic information sharing in group decision making. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 793-806.
  • Toma, C., Yzerbyt, V., & Corneille, O. (2010). Anticipated cooperation vs. competition moderates interpersonal projection. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 375-381.
  • Toma, C., Vasiljevic, D., Oberlé, D., & Butera, F.(2013). Assigned experts with competitive goals withhold information in group decision making. British Journal of Social Psychology, 52, 161-172.
  • Kleinlogel, E.P., Renier, L., Schmid Mast, M., Toma, C. (2020). I think that I made a good
  • Meta-perception improves performance on public speaking. Social Psychology, 51, 370–380.
  • Toma, C. Menezes, I. & Secchi, D. (2021). New horizons in organizational cognition.
  • International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior, 23,173-176.
  • Co- Editrice de la collection “Psychologies et societé”, Editions ULB
  • Associate Editor of Social Cognition, Acta Psychologica, InMind
  • Member of the Research Advisory Committee at Excelia Business School
  • Expert for Swiss National Science Fondation (FNRS), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR- France), The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
  • Best Teacher Award (for Senior Academics) at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB in 2021