Professor Chris Bones
Chris Bones is an organisation and change strategist with a global commercial brand background. He advises clients on strategic implementation, change and organisation alignment. After working in energy, brewing and retail, Chris had a global career in fmcg with senior HR roles in Diageo and Cadbury Schweppes. He became the first non-academic Dean of Henley Business School – one of the world’s major business schools – which, under his leadership, boasted a ‘world top 20’ ranked MBA. A noted columnist and broadcaster, his latest book ‘The Cult of the Leader’ won the CMI/British Library ‘Management Book of the Year’ prize in 2012. Chris graduated with an MA and was also recently awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Aberdeen. He is also the Professor of Creativity and Leadership at Manchester Business School.