Professor Stephen J Perkins MSC DPHIL OXON FCMI Chartered FCIPD FHEA

Stephen J Perkinson

Professor Stephen J. Perkins, BA (Hons) MSc, DPhil (Oxon), Chartered FCIPD, Chartered Manager, FCMI, FHEA, Professor of Corporate Governance and Leadership, Dean London Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law, London Metropolitan University

Professor Stephen J. Perkins completed his postgraduate education at the University of Oxford, where his doctoral thesis analysed strategies for managing senior management activity under the rubric of Anglo-American corporate governance principles. He is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He took up the post of Dean of London Metropolitan University’s Business School in May 2012, combining under his leadership to form the University’s London Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law in 2013-14. He joined London Met from the University of Bedfordshire, where he was Associate Dean for Research and the Student Experience. Additionally he is an Honorary Visiting Professor at City University, London. Immediate past Chair of the Corporate Governance Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management, he serves on the Academic Advisory Council of the Chartered Management Institute.

Professor Perkins occupied a series of senior management posts in industry during privatization and internationalization initiatives. He has served as a non-executive director, secretary to a FTSE top-30 board remuneration committee, and as an advisor to an array of state owned and stock market listed companies trans-nationally.

With c.100 publications to his credit, Professor Perkins’ research focuses in particular on the interplay of corporate governance, strategy, performance and reward – connecting theory with practice. He is currently part of a trans-continental Australian-British-Canadian-USA research consortium exploring the interaction of business strategies and reward management. He has for several years held a commission from the CIPD to conduct the widely consulted annual survey of reward management across UK organizations, as well as co-authoring that institution’s core text Reward Management for students completing their professional education. A third edition is currently in preparation. His co-edited textOrganizational Behaviour was published in 2012 by Kogan Page, and an entry on ‘Executive Compensation’ appears in the Wiley Encyclopaedia of Management (3e, 2014). 

Type: Academic Advisory Council