Dr Christian Criado-Perez Chanin

Dr Christian Criado-Perez Chanin

Research Associate
Business School
UNSW Bus Insights Institute

Dr. Criado-Perez has experience working in the aerospace industry in roles related to production engineering and change management. He has an engineering background, an MBA from IE Business School and a PhD from UNSW Business School.

Dr. Criado-Perez currently works at the Business Insights Institute, where he builds relationships with industry to help address their pain points whilst creating high quality research output. As a result, his areas of research are diverse, yet he has particular expertise on individual differences, evidence-based management and on helping organisations make informed decisions by capitalising on data within their organisation, running experiments to test ideas, and connecting with the latest scientific knowledge.


  • Journal articles | 2024
    Criado-Perez C; Jackson C; Minbashian A; Collins CG, 2024, 'Cognitive Reflection and Decision-Making Accuracy: Examining Their Relation and Boundary Conditions in the Context of Evidence-based Management', Journal of Business and Psychology, 39, pp. 249 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10869-023-09883-x
    Journal articles | 2023
    Criado-Perez C; Jackson C; Collins CG, 2023, 'Evidence collection and use when making management decisions', Applied Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12503
    Journal articles | 2022
    Criado-Perez C; Shinkle GA; Höllerer MA; Sharma A; Collins C; Gardner N; Hank Haeusler M; Pan S, 2022, 'Digital Transformation in the Australian AEC Industry: Prevailing Issues and Prospective Leadership Thinking', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002214
    Journal articles | 2020
    Criado-Perez C; Collins CG; Jackson C, 2020, 'Enablers of evidence-based management: Clues from the absorptive capacity literature', Australian Journal of Management, 45, pp. 468 - 487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0312896220919784
    Journal articles | 2020
    Criado-Perez C; Collins CG; Jackson CJ; Oldfield P; Pollard B; Sanders K; Criado-Perez Chanin C, 2020, 'Beyond an ‘informed opinion’: evidence-based practice in the built environment', Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 16, pp. 23 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2019.1617670
    Journal articles | 2019
    Jackson CJ; Minbashian A; Criado-Perez C, 2019, 'A multi-level super meta-theory of personality meta-theories: Why behavior is not always associated with reproductive success', Personality and Individual Differences, 146, pp. 149 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.03.043
  • Conference Presentations | 2023
    Criado-Perez Chanin C, 2023, 'UNSW Business Insights Institute - bridging the gap between academia and industry', presented at BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN INDUSTRY AND UNIVERSITIES, Sydney, 22 March 2023
    Conference Presentations | 2022
    Criado-Perez Chanin C, 2022, 'Psychopathy and belief updating', presented at Australian Conference of Personality and Individual Differences, 02 December 2022
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Walker BW; Criado-Perez Chanin C; Hellden L; Meachen R; Kimpton R; Ryburn G, 2022, 'Seeing Success Through Rose Colored Glasses: On the “Positivity Bias” in Job Performance Research', Vancouver, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 04 August 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.354
    Reports | 2018
    Criado-Perez C; Pollard B; Oldfield PF; Collins C; Jackson C; Sanders K; Criado-Perez Chanin C, 2018, Building Better Decisions: Why Good Evidence is Used (and Ignored) in the Built Environment Sector, Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living Ltd, Sydney, http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/sites/all/files/publications_file_attachments/building_better_decisions_final_230318.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Hall S; Oldfield PF; Mullins B; Pollard B; Criado-Perez C; Criado-Perez Chanin C, 2016, 'Evidence based practice for the built environment: Can systematic reviews close the research - practice gap?', in Ding L; Fiorito F; Osmond P (eds.), Proceedia Engineering, Elsevier, Sydney, pp. 912 - 924, presented at International High- Performance Built Environment Conference – A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), iHBE 2016, Sydney, 17 November 2016 - 18 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.341

I conduct applied research in many areas through the Business Insights Institute. I am also a member of the Digital Sustainability Knowledge Hub, the Personality and Performance at Work group, and of the Next Gen Architectural Manufacturing centre.