Research

California Management Review 2009

I have published over 50 papers Organization Studies 2005 2in leading refereed journals including Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Long Range Planning, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Organization Studies. My research has been recognised with the 2008 Best Conference Paper Prize for Practice Implications at the Strategic Management Society Conference, Cologne, Germany and I have been nominated 5 times for best paper prize at the Strategic Management Society conference. In 2014 I am nominated for Best Paper Prize at the Academy of Management conference, Philadelphia, USA, out of 11,000 submissions, this is my second nomination, and for Best Paper for Practice Implications at the Strategic Management Society conference, Madrid, Spain.

I have been engaged in research at the highest level having recently completed a major €10 million research project (FOODIMA) for the European Union on M&A in the European food industry. I recently won a major four-year research award at Said Business School, Oxford University, to study M&A communications practices and in 2014 won a further award from the Foundation of Economic Education (Liikesivistysrahasto), Finland to research high-tech international mergers.

I sit on the Advisory Boards of the M&A research centre, CASS Business School, City University, London and at ENPC, a Grand Ecole, Paris. I also act as a senior judge for the Management Consultancy Association, London annual best consulting practice awards.