Dennis Tourish

Professor of Leadership and Organisation Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London

Dennis is the editor of the journal Leadership, a Fellow of the Leadership Trust Foundation and a Fellow of the Lancaster Leadership Centre.

His main research interests are in critical leadership studies, leadership effectiveness, leadership development and organisational communication. He has co-written or co-edited eight books, including ‘The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A Critical Perspective,’ published in 2013. He has published over sixty peer reviewed journal articles on these topics. In addition, he has extensive experience of consultancy and executive education with a range of public and private sector organisations.

He has also been interviewed frequently on radio and television about his research, including on SKY News, BBC News, ITV News, and BBC World News. He regularly speaks at professional conferences. Dennis was an associate editor for Management Communication Quarterly from 2009-2012. He serves on several editorial boards, including Human Relations.

Dennis Tourish