HR Most Influential Thinkers

1Amy Edmondson Novartis professor of leadership and management Harvard Business School
2Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge Founder Quality and Equality
3Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Professor of business psychology University College London and Columbia University
4Adam Grant Saul P. Steinberg professor of management and professor of psychologyWharton School, University of Pennsylvania
5Matthew Taylor Chief executive RSA
6Herminia Ibarra Charles Handy professor of organisational behaviour London Business School
7Simon Sinek Speaker and consultant
8Caroline Criado-Perez Author and campaigner
9Perry Timms Founder and chief energy officer PTHR
10Nilofer Merchant Author and speaker
11Vlatka Hlupic Professor of leadership and organisational transformation Hult Ashridge
12Gervase Bushe Professor of leadership and organization development Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
13Peter Cappelli George W Taylor professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resources Wharton University of Pennsylvania
14Bruce Daisley Author and VP EMEA Twitter
15Rob McCargow Director of artificial intelligence PwC UK
16Peter Cheese Chief executive CIPD
17Rachel Botsman Author
18Wendy Hirsh Independent researcher and principal associate Institute for Employment Studies
19David D’Souza Membership director CIPD
20Josh Bersin Principal and founder Bersin by Deloitte
21Megan Reitz Professor of leadership and dialogue Ashridge Executive Education
22Stephen Bevan Head of HR research development Institute for Employment Studies
23Patrick Lencioni Founder and president The Table Group
24Chris Roebuck Organisational success advisor and visiting professor of transformational leadership Cass Business School
25Linda Holbeche Adjunct professor Imperial College London
26Patrick Wright Thomas C Vandiver bicentennial chair and professor University of South Carolina
27John Amaechi Organisational psychologist and consultant Amaechi Performance Systems
28James Traeger
Rob Warwick
Reader in management and organisational learning
University of Chichester
29Simon Fanshawe Co-founder Stonewall
30Susan Vinnicombe Professor of women and leadership Cranfield School of Management