Current

Mike Wright (Chair of SAMS)

Professor Wright is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Centre for Management Buy-out Research at Imperial College, London. He became Chair of SAMS in 2015.

Online Profile: www.imperial.ac.uk/people/mike.wright

For a more comprehensive biography of Professor Wright’s time as General Editor at JMS, please click here.

Robert Blackburn (SAMS Treasurer)

Professor Blackburn is Associate Dean of Research at Kingston Business School, and Director of the Small Business Research Centre at Kingston University, UK. He became SAMS Treasurer in 2017.

Online Profile:business.kingston.ac.uk/staff/professor-robert-blackburn

Elena Antonacopoulou

Professor Antonacopoulou is Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Organisation and Management department of the Management School of University of Liverpool.

Online Profile: www.liv.ac.uk/management/staff/elena-antonacopoulou/

Julia Balogun

Professor Balogun is Director of the Management School at the University of Liverpool.

Online Profile: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/management/staff/julia-balogun/

Julian Birkinshaw

Professor Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and Chair of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship, at London Business School, UK.

Online Profile: www.london.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty/profiles/birkinshaw-j#.VW7dUUY4eQg

Cathy Cassell

Professor Cassell is Deputy Dean and Professor of Organizational Psychology at Leeds University Business School, UK.

Online Profile: business.leeds.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-directory/profile/catherine-cassell/

Tim Clark

Professor Clark is Professor of Organisation at Durham Business School and Faculty Pro-Vice Chancellor (Social Sciences and Health) at the University of Durham, UK. He has previously served as General Editor (2006 – 2007) and Editor (2000 – 2006) of the Journal of Management Studies.

Online Profile: www.dur.ac.uk/directory/profile/?id=697

For a more comprehensive biography of Professor Clark’s time as General Editor at JMS, please click here.

Andrew Corbett

Professor Corbett is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director for the John E. & Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator at Babson College, USA.

Online Profile: hwww.babson.edu/Academics/faculty/profiles/Pages/corbett-andrew.aspx

For a more comprehensive biography of Professor Corbett’s time as General Editor at JMS, please click here.

Joep Cornelissen

Professor Cornelissen is Professor of Corporate Communication and Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands. He has previously served as General Editor (2008 – 2012) and Associate Editor (2006 – 2007) of the Journal of Management Studies.

Online Profile: www.rsm.nl/people/joep-cornelissen/

For a more detailed biography of Professor Cornelissen as General Editor at JMS, please click here.

Rick Delbridge

Professor Delbridge is Professor of Organizational Analysis at Cardiff University, UK.

Online Profile: business.cardiff.ac.uk/people/staff/rick-delbridge

Timothy Devinney



Timothy Devinney is the University Leadership Chair in International Business at Leeds University Business School.

Online Profile: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-directory/profile/timothy-devinney/

Bill Harley

Bill Harley is Professor of Management (Human Resource Management and Organisation Studies) in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. He has previously served as General Editor (2012 – 2015) and Associate Editor (2010 – 2012) of the Journal of Management Studies.

Online Profile: http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person3196

For a more detailed biography of Professor Harley as General Editor at JMS, please click here.

Mark Jenkins

Professor Jenkins is the Director of Community for Strategy, People & Leadership at Cranfield University School of Management, UK.

Online Profile: www.som.cranfield.ac.uk/som/p1319/People/Faculty/Academic-Faculty-Listing-A-Z/Last-Name-J/Mark-Jenkins

Terry McNulty

Professor McNulty is Professor of Management and Corporate Governance in the Organisation and Management department at the University of Liverpool’s Management School.

Online Profile: www.liv.ac.uk/management/staff/terence-mcnulty/

Klaus Meyer

Professor Meyer is Professor of Strategy and International Business at CEIBS, China, and Adjunct Professor (honorary) at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

Online Profile: www.klausmeyer.co.uk

Maxine Robertson



Professor Robertson is a Professor of Innovation and Organisation at Queen Mary University of London.

Online Profile: http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/staff/robertsonm.html

Sabina Siebert



Professor Siebert is currently a Professor of Management in the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Online Profile: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/staff/sabinasiebert/

Bill Starbuck

Professor Starbuck is professor in residence in the Department of Management at the Lundquist College of Business of the University of Oregon.

Online Profile: business.uoregon.edu/faculty/bill-starbuck

Roy Suddaby

Professor Suddaby is holder of the Francis G. Winspear Chair and Director of Research at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, Canada. He is an honorary professor at Copenhagen Business School.

Online Profile: www.uvic.ca/gustavson/faculty/faculty/faculty/current/suddabyr.php

Robyn Thomas



Professor Thomas is the Associate Dean (Research) at Cardiff Business School and Chair in Management.

Online Profile: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/610610-thomas-robyn

Richard Thorpe

Professor Thorpe is the former Pro-Dean for Research, Professor in Management Development and Deputy Director of the Keyworth Institute at the University of Leeds. He will step down as Chair of SAMS in 2015.

Online Profile: business.leeds.ac.uk/about-us/faculty-staff/member/profile/richard-thorpe/

Robin Wensley

Professor Wensley is Emeritus Professor of Policy and Marketing at Warwick Business School, and Professor of Strategic Marketing at the Open University, UK. He previously served as Editor (1998 – 2002) at the Journal of Management Studies.

Online Profile: For a more detailed biography of Professor Wensley as Editor at JMS, please click here.