Professor of Business and Management, Leadership & Professional Development, Westminster Business School
Vlatka is an international award-winning thought leader, an activist for humanising management, and an author of a ground-breaking book 'The Management Shift - How to Harness the Power of People and Transform Your Organization for Sustainable Success' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), which was listed by Forbes as one of the top eight business books in 2014. She is a former Adjunct Faculty at London Business School and founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Drucker Society, London. She is the winner of the CMI Management Articles of the Year Award 2015, the winner of the Axiom Business Books Award (silver medal in the "Leadership" category) and has been nominated for the Thinkers50 Guru Radar and "Ideas to practice" Award. Her book has been nominated for the CMI Management Book of the Year Award and the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.
As a renowned professional keynote and TEDx speaker, she regularly presents at major business events worldwide. She has published more than 160 academic articles, including the award winning 'To be a Better Leader, Give up Authority', Harvard Business Review, December 2009.
Vlatka is also a management consultant and Board adviser, helping organisations worldwide substantially to improve performance, engagement, innovation and profit. She has advised major international organizations including the House of Commons, GlaxoSmithKline, BP, Learndirect, Brand Velocity USA, the Drucker Institute USA, the Croatian Government and the Hungarian National Bank. She has recently started preparing the launch of a global petition for humanising management, supported by many leading management thinkers.