Tim Galpin is a best-selling author, Senior Lecturer of Strategy and Innovation, Academic Director of the MBA and Post Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation programmes at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and a consultant to Boards and senior management. Tim’s consulting clients, audiences of his speaking engagements and participants in his courses gain practical know-how, pragmatic actions, and field-tested tools and frameworks to effectively transform their organisations, resulting in more well-rounded leaders, improved organisational productivity and increased cash flow. Tim’s consulting, speaking and training topics include:

  • Achieving Exceptional Value from Mergers and Acquisitions – Best practices, key risks and common pitfalls across the entire process
  • Maximising Your Strategy’s Full Potential – A seven step process for effective implementation
  • Transforming Organisational Culture – Reengineering organisational choice architecture that shapes workforce behaviours

With over three decades of international professional experience as a management consultant and senior executive, combined with his academic experiences since 2005, Tim Galpin regularly consults to boards and senior management in various industries around the world. Tim helps management to successfully plan and implement complex efforts, including strategy formulation and execution, M&A due diligence and integration, business restructuring, and organisational culture change. His clients have included numerous Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies including: Verizon, Newmont Mining, Harrods, UBS, Bank of America, Woodward, Tampa Electric, Macrovision, and Cargill.

Tim has authored five management books which have been published in six languages. Tim has also authored numerous articles for publications including: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy & Leadership, Journal of Business Strategy, The Handbook of Business Strategy, World Journal of Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Governance. Tim Galpin’s latest book is Winning at the Acquisition Game, published by Oxford University Press.

As a recognised expert on strategy formulation and execution, mergers and acquisitions, workforce productivity improvement, organisational transformation, and culture change, Tim is often asked by the business media to provide insights on these topics. He has been featured on CNBC, Reuters Television, National Public Radio, and quoted in various publications throughout the world.

Tim Galpin holds a Ph.D. in Organization Development from UCLA and is a former Instructor at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

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University of Oxford Future of Business Podcasts

We sit down with Timothy Galpin, best-selling author, Senior Lecturer of Strategy and Innovation and Academic director of the MBA program at Said Business School to discuss what drives M&A, the problems encountered, and the waves of M&A over the years.

Tim Galpin discusses M&A: Past, Present and the Future

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