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Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Managing Director, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Amy Lui Abel is Managing Director of Human Capital at The Conference Board. She leads research efforts focusing on human capital analytics, leadership development, labor markets, strategic workforce planning, talent management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, and employee engagement.

Abel was previously a director of leadership development with Morgan Stanley supporting high potential senior leaders globally. She has also held roles at Accenture, Adobe Systems, JPMorganChase, and led a private consulting organization performance practice.

Abel has taught at New York University Stern School of Business in management and organization studies and served on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) New York Chapter. She was named “Outstanding Alumni of the Year” from New York University Business Education Program. Based on her doctoral research study about corporate universities and organizational learning, she was recognized for “Best Workplace Learning Dissertation” from the American Educational Research Association Workplace Learning Group.

Abel was recently published in People and Strategy Journal, The Handbook of Workplace Learning by Sage Publications, Human Resources Development Quarterly Journal, and ASTD’s T+D (Training and Development) Magazine. She holds several degrees, including a PhD, from New York University in information technology, business education, and organizational learning and performance.

Publications by Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Council Perspectives Executive Action Report Human Capital in Review Research Report