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Dr. Tim Galpin

Tim Galpin is Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, a consultant to boards and senior management, and author. Tim is also a regular contributor to the business media, and an accomplished public speaker. He possesses both academic experience since 2005, combined with over three decades of international professional experience as a management consultant and a senior executive.

Throughout his career Tim has consulted to firms in various industries around the world, helping them to successfully plan and implement complex efforts, including strategy formulation and execution, M&A due diligence and integration, business restructuring, and organizational culture change. Since joining academia in 2005, he has continued an active consulting practice, with recent clients including Verizon, Tampa Electric, and Bank of America.

Tim’s teaching, consulting, research, speaking, and publishing are in:

  • Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Transformation and Culture Change, and
  • Leading Sustainable Organizations

In his current position Tim is responsible for teaching graduate MBA courses in Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Tim was the recipient of the first annual University of Dallas Haggerty Teaching Excellence Award, as voted by the University of Dallas College of Business students and alumni in 2010. Tim’s research focuses on the “cross-disciplinary” endeavors of Strategy Formulation and Execution, Mergers and Acquisitions, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Culture Change, and Leading Sustainable Organizations.

Tim has authored four management books, based on his consulting experience and research:

  • The Human Side of Change
  • The Complete Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Making Strategy Work
  • Leading the Sustainable Organization

Two of Tim’s books – The Human Side of Change and The Complete Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions – have achieved “best seller” status and have been published in five languages, including the best selling “how to” book on merger and acquisition strategy, due diligence, and post-deal integration – The Complete Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions. Tim has also authored numerous articles for publications including: Mergers & Acquisitions, Journal of Business Strategy, The Handbook of Business Strategy, World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Governance.

As a recognized expert on strategy formulation and execution, mergers and acquisitions, workforce productivity improvement, organizational 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, a Masters degree in Management from Southern Illinois University, and is a former Instructor at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

Tim’s leadership and invaluable contribution to nStratagem’s global M&A practice will assist our clients with the best thinking and practice in the M&A space.