HR Most Influential Thinkers

1 Herminia Ibarra
Cora Chaired professor of leadership and learning and professor of organisational behavior INSEAD
2 Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge
Founder Quality and Equality
3 Amy Cuddy
Associate professor Harvard Business School
4 Amy Edmonson
Novartis professor of leadership and management Harvard Business School
5 Rob Briner
Professor of organisational psychology, School of Management Queen Mary University of London
6 Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Professor of business psychology University College London and Columbia University
7 Gervase Bushe
Professor of leadership and organization development Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
8 Adam Grant
Professor of management Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
9 Simon Sinek
Leadership expert and author
10 Matthew Taylor
Chief executive RSA
11 Vlatka Hlupic
Professor of business and management Westminster Business School
12 Veronica Hope Hailey
University vice president and Dean of the School of Management University of Bath
13 Patrick Wright
Thomas C Vandiver Bicentennial Chair Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
14 Wendy Hirsh
Independent researcher & principal associate Institute for Employment Studies
15 Michael West
Professor of organisational psychology Lancaster University Management School
16 Susan Vinnicombe
Professor of women and leadership Cranfield School of Management
17 Stewart Friedman
Practice professor of management The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
18 David Collings
Professor of HR management Dublin City University
19 Nita Clarke
Director Involvement and Participation Association (IPA)
19 David MaCleod
Author Engaging for Success
20 Rob Goffee
Emeritus professor of organisational behavior London Business School
20 Gareth Jones
Visiting professor IE Business School
21 Josh Bersin
Principal and founder Bersin by Deloitte
22 Jeffrey Pfeffer
Thomas D Dee Ii Professor of organizational behavior Stanford Business School
23 Perry Timms
Founder & chief energy officer PTHR
24 Erin Meyer
Professor INSEAD
25 Chris Roebuck
Visiting professor of transformational leadership Cass Business School
26 Patrick Lencioni
Founder and president The Table Group
27 Liz Mellon
Executive director Authentic Leadership and Duke Corporate Education
28 Stephen Bevan
Head of HR research development Institute for Employment Studies
29 Elisabeth Kelan
Professor of leadership Cranfield School of Management
30 Matthew Syed
Author and journalist