OXFORD-based chartered occupational psychologist Dr Chintha Dissanayake has won an award for her firm Oxford Psychometrics.

Dr Dissanayake was announced winner of the 2016 Best Occupational Psychology Company in South England award.

Since starting her consultancy business 17 years ago, clients have included the United Nations, the Cabinet Office, the Civil Aviation Authority and Barclays Bank.

Before that, she was a prison psychologist for the Home Office, working with young offenders.

Oxford Psychometrics specialises in helping young people into careers.