Dr Lynda Gratton is Professor of Management Practice at London Business School where she directs the school’s executive programme, ‘Human Resource Strategy in Transforming Organisations’.
A global authority on the people implications of strategy, she writes, teaches and consults across the world on human resource strategy. Her current research is focused on the future of work where she directs a consortium of over 20 companies from across the world including Hewlett Packard and Citibank.
Ranked by the Times as one of the top 20 business thinkers in the world and described by the Financial Times as the management guru most likely to impact on the future, she was also in the top two of the Human Resources Magazine’s “HR Top 100: Most Influential” poll, and was number one in Human Resources Magazine’s “Top 25 HR Most Influential UK Thinkers 2011” poll.
The author of 7 books, all of which deal with people as the most important resource in any organization, Lynda has also written articles for The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, the MIT Sloan Business Review and the Financial Times. An eloquent and engaging speaker, Lynda Gratton addresses some of the most important issues facing us today; the work we do, where our leaders will come from and where we find meaning.