Lynda is a Professor of Management Practice at London Business School where she directs ‘Human Resource Strategy in Transforming Companies’ – considered the world’s leading programme on human resources. She is also founder of Hot Spots Movement and since 2008 she has led the Future of Work Research Consortium.
Over the last 20 years Lynda has written many books about the interface between people and organisations. Her latest with co-author Professor Andrew Scott isThe New Long Life A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World four years after their highly successful book The 100-Year Life. In 2012 her book The Shift received the business book of the year award in Japan while The Key on the impact of changing corporate practices and on leadership won the CMI Management Book of the Year.
Lynda’s work has been acknowledged globally. She has won the Tata prize in India, has been named as the annual Fellow of NAHR in the US and won the CCL prize; whilst in Australia she has won the HR prize.
She is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and has chaired the WEF Council of Leadership. She has served as a judge on the FT Business Book of the Year panel, chairs the Drucker Prize panel and is on the governing body of London Business School. In 2017, she was invited by Prime Minister Abe of Japan to join a new advisory “Council for designing the 100-year-life society”.