Vlatka Hlupic, Professor of business and management, Westminster Business School, visiting professor at Birkbeck, University of London and CEO of The Management Shift Consulting
Paul Creber, September 17, 2018
Hlupic is an international award-winning thought leader, an activist for humanising management, and author of The Management Shift and Humane Capital
She is a professor of business and management at the University of Westminster, visiting professor at Birkbeck, University of London, a former adjunct faculty member at London Business School, and a consultant for Said Business School, as well as a global faculty member of the FT/IE Corporate Learning Alliance.
Hlupic is founder and CEO of The Management Shift Consulting and the Drucker Society London. She received a PhD in information systems at the London School of Economics, as well as a BSc in economics and an MSc in information systems from the University of Zagreb.
She was voted one of the Most Influential HR Thinkers in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by HR magazine and has won the Croatian Woman of Influence Award (in the 'business' category) as well as an Honorary Award from the Leadership Awards in 2016.
Hlupic is the winner of the CMI Management Articles of the Year Award 2015 and the winner of the Axiom Business Books Award (silver medal in the 'Leadership' category). She has been nominated for the Thinkers50 list and 'Ideas to practice' Award. Her book The Management Shift has been shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year Award and it has been nominated for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Her latest book Humane Capital has been nominated for FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, CMI Management Book of the Year Award, Business Book Award and Axiom Business Books Award.
As a renowned professional keynote and TEDx speaker, she regularly presents at major business events worldwide including at the Houses of Parliament, the European Commission, the Home Office, the Economist, Financial Times and the Global Peter Drucker Forum. She has published more than 200 academic articles, including the award-winning 'To be a Better Leader, Give up Authority' published in Harvard Business Review.
Hlupic is also a management consultant and board adviser, helping organisations worldwide to substantially improve performance, engagement, innovation and profit. She has advised major international organisations including the House of Commons, GlaxoSmithKline, BP, the NHS, Learndirect, Brand Velocity, the Drucker Institute, the Croatian government and the Hungarian National Bank. For her consulting engagements Hlupic uses her research-based and empirically validated tools described in The Management Shift, helping leaders and organisations to shift to a new level of performance and success.