HR Most Influential Thinkers

1Rob Briner
Professor of organisational psychology
School of Management, Queen Mary University of London
2Stephen Bevan
Head of HR research development

Institute for Employment Studies

3Herminia IbarraCora Chaired professor of leadership and learning and professor of organisational behaviour
4Adam Grant
Professor of management
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
5Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge
Quality & Equality
6Veronica Hope-Hailey
Dean and head of school
University of Bath
7Patrick Wright
Thomas C Vandiver Bicentennial Chair
Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
8Wendy Hirsh
Independent researcher, and principal associate
Institute for Employment Studies
9Michael WestProfessor of organisational psychology
Lancaster University Management School
10Susan VinnicombeProfessor of women and leadershipCranfield School of Management
11Amy CuddyAssociate professorHarvard Business School
12Amy Edmondson
Novartis professor of leadership and management
Harvard Business School
13Stewart Friedman
Practice professor of management

The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

14Vlatka HlupicProfessor of business and management
Westminster Business School
15Paul Sparrow
Director of the Centre for Performance-led HR and professor of international HRM

Lancaster University Management School

16=Rob Goffee

Gareth Jones
Emeritus professor of organisational behaviour

Visiting professor

London Business School

IE Business School

17Adrian Furnham
Professor of psychology
University College London
18Ros AltmannAge at work and pensions campaigner
19Jeffrey Pfeffer
Thomas D Dee II professor of organizational behavior
Stanford Business School
20Tomas Chamorro-PremuzicProfessor of business psychologyUniversity College London and Columbia University
21David Collings
Professor of HR management
Dublin City University
22Josh BersinPrincipal and Founder
Bersin by Deloitte
23AriannaHuffingtonAuthor and editor-in-chief
Thrive and The Huffington Post

24Gervase BusheProfessor of leadership and organization development

Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

25Chris RoebuckVisiting professor of transformational leadership

Cass Business School

26Michael JenkinsCEORoffey Park Institute
27Erin MeyerProfessorINSEAD
28Liz Mellon
Executive director
Authentic Leadership and Duke Corporate Education
29Elisabeth KelanProfessor of leadershipCranfield School of Management
30Andrew ScottProfessor of economicsLondon Business School