Professor Sir Cary Cooper

Professor Sir Cary Cooper

  • Expert on Stress & Organizational Behaviour
  • Brilliant HR Speaker
  • Presents The Future of Work

One of the most distinguished voices on people management, Cooper is world-renowned for his ground-breaking research and insights into health and well-being in the workplace. He is 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and the author of over 120 books on subjects including occupational stress, women at work, and industrial and organisational psychology.

A Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business School, he is recognised as a world leading expert on wellbeing. Cary is also the media’s first choice for comment on workplace issues.

Having written and contributed to many scholarly and journal articles, Cary holds the post of Editor-in-Chief of the Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Management, Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal of Stress & Health and Founding Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behaviour. He is also the author/editor of over 120 books, with his latest publication ‘Wellbeing: Productivity and Happiness at work’ being co-written with Ivan Robertson.

Cary’s past achievements also include: serving as Lead Scientist on the Foresight Review of Mental Capital and Wellbeing (2007-2008); membership of the expert group on establishing the NICE guidelines on ‘promoting mental wellbeing through productive and healthy working conditions’ (2009); Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Chronic Disease and other conditions of The World Economic Forum for 2009-2010. HR Magazine named him the Number One Most Influential Thinker in HR’ in 2014.

Sir Cary Cooper is also a director of well-being specialists and business psychologists at Robertson Cooper Limited, a university spin off company which he set up in 1999 with Ivan Robertson.

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