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A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Professor Sir Cary Cooper

Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester

Research Theme: Human Capital


Professor Sir Cary Cooper is a world-leading expert on workplace wellbeing, occupational health psychology, women at work and occupational stress. He has authored more than 250 books and is a frequent media commentator on workplace issues. He has held numerous senior positions with UK industry bodies, was the founding member of the Journal of Organizational Behaviour and is currently Chair of the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work. In 2014, he was knighted for his contribution to the social sciences.