Tim Galpin is Senior Lecturer of Strategy and Innovation, Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, best-selling author, Board Member, and an advisor to Boards and senior management.

Tim brings over three-decades of practical knowledge and experience, combined with proven approaches and pragmatic tools to his teaching and consulting to organisations in various industries around the world, helping them successfully plan and implement complex efforts including strategy formulation and execution, M&A due diligence and post-deal integration, organisational transformation, and culture change.

Tim’s consulting clients, audiences of his speaking engagements, and participants in his courses gain practical know-how, pragmatic actions, and field-tested approaches and tools to effectively transform their organisations and achieve measurable results.

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

His advisory services deliver measurable results including cost reduction, sales increase, and productivity improvement typically exceeding planned targets and accelerating projected timelines. His clients have included numerous Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies such as Verizon, Newmont Mining, Harrods, UBS, Bank of America, Woodward, Tampa Electric, Macrovision, and Cargill.

If you are looking for a ‘lighter-touch’ advisor, Tim’s coaching approach to his consulting engagements leverages your internal talent and resources rather than inundating your organisation with armies of junior consultants.

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, and Corporate Governance. Tim is also a Contributing Editor of Strategy & Leadership and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Business Strategy. Tim Galpin’s latest book is Winning at the Acquisition Game, published by Oxford University Press.

Tim 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).

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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