Dr. Lynda Gratton

Influential Strategic Thinker

Dr. Lynda Gratton 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 the founder of Hot Spots Movement and since 2008 she has led the Future of Work Research Consortium.

"People are our most important asset"

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  • People Strategy
  • Co-operation and Innovation
  • Leadership and Purpose
  • The Future of Work
  • The Hundred Year Life
  • Embracing New Realities


She presents in English.

How she presents

Described as an engaging and inspirational speaker, Lynda draws on the latest thinking and cutting-edge research to inspire and motivate audiences.

Books & Media

  • Redesigning Work: How to Transform Your Organization and Make Hybrid Work for Everyone (Management on the Cutting Edge)
  • The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World
  • The 100-Year Life - Living and Working in an Age of Longevity (with Andrew Scott)
  • The Key - How Corporations Succeed by Solving the World's Toughest Problems

In Detail

Lynda's work has been acknowledged globally, she has won the Tata prize in India; in the US she has been named as the annual Fellow of NAHR and won the CCL prize; whilst in Australia she has won the HR prize. Lynda 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, Lynda became an Advisor for @GoogleOrg's initiative to help people prepare for the changing nature of work and was also, as the only foreigner, invited by Prime Minister Abe of Japan to join a new advisory council "Council for designing the 100-year-life society".


Lynda is a leading expert in the field of human resource strategy, sought after by a wide range of clients for her ability to translate complex ideas and strategies into easily digestible presentations, which show that people matter more than their roles in today's businesses, and how to make more of their talent and energy.


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Future of Work Conference

Lynda Gratton has concise and well-structured ideas that covered a broad array of areas totally suited to us. She is an engaging and articulate speaker.

Leadership Research Organisation

Supply Chain Executive Conference

Lynda Gratton is an excellent speaker. Her content was great and she wove in bits from the speaker before and tailored it overall to our audience.

Global Advisory Company

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