Prof Sir Cary Cooper
Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE is the 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at ALLIANCE Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester, President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (HR professional body), Immediate Past President of the British Academy of Management and President of the Institute of Welfare. He is the author/editor of over 170 books (e.g. Well-being: Productivity and Happiness at Work, The Crisis Book, The Outstanding Middle Manager, Handbook of Stress and Health, and Editor of the six volume Wiley-Blackwell compendium Well-being), and over 350 scholarly articles on organizational psychology and HR topics. He has seven Honorary doctorates and is Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is the first port of call by the national and international media on workplace health and well-being. He received a CBE from the Queen in 2001 for his contribution to occupational health and was Knighted by the Queen in 2014 for his contribution to the social sciences.