Lynda Gratton

Lynda Gratton


Lynda Gratton was named one of the top 15 business thinkers in the world by the Harvard Business Review and The Times. She is Professor of Management Practice at London Business School where she runs the world’s leading program on human resources. The Founder of The Hot Spots Movement, she has led the Future of Work Consortium for over 5 years, bringing together executives from more than 60 companies.

Lynda is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and has chaired the WEF Council on Leadership. She chairs the Drucker prize panel and is on the governing body of London Business School. Lynda has won the Tata prize (India), the CCL prize (US), the HR prize (Australia), and is the annual Fellow of NAHR.

She has written extensively about the interface between people and organizations. Her eight books have been translated into more than 15 languages. Lynda’s case on BP won the EECH best case of the year, her article on ‘signature processes’ won the MIT Sloan award, and in 2012 The Shiftreceived the best business book of the year in Japan. Lynda’s book The Key(published 2014) looks at the impact of the changing world on corporate practices, processes and leadership.

Her latest work, The 100-Year Life, co-written with Andrew Scott, was published in June 2016, and has been shortlisted for The FT’s Business Book of the Year award.

Lynda Gratton @lyndagratton

Lots of amazing feedback on the 100 Year Life Event incl "I have to say yesterdays session was one of the best ever. The insight offered was excellent and certainly made me think about how I communicate with employees and employers alike."

I’m passionate about learning - here is why

@lyndagratton you have been amazing on how you have delivered the #hrst program @LBS

Last week our CEO @JPRenfrewK delivered another fantastic HRST programme at @LBS with @lyndagratton, a range of other leading #HR experts and a super group of global #executives

Gaining insights into the future of work and #DigitalTransformation with HR colleagues and the amazing @lyndagratton #100YearLife

@HotSpotsMove #fowconsortium

Hoovering up content on how organisations get fit for a digital future with @HotSpotsMove and @lyndagratton. Employees expect a frictionless experience based on their own experience of personal tech.

Thanks @davegentle - really insightful day

What does aging mean today for 100 Year Lives?

Excellent interview on PBS TV, with my good friend Paul Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute for the Future Of Aging and Prof. Andrew Scott at London Business School.


Prof. Olivia Mitchell emphasizing the fundamental importance of improving financial literacy around the world - a critical need in an aging society. #G20 #Wharton

Mike Hodin painting the picture of a large opportunity for the Longevity Economy at the G20 Summit on Aging and Financial Inclusion . #G20 #Wharton #MWHodin

And thank you @mikeman1999 - you are really making a difference in this crucial longevity discussion

Thanks @JJDerbyshire and for sharing the fascinating work Age is doing in Thailand and other emerging economies

Thanks Tomoko - it’s been a great trip - on my way back to London now

The marvellous @KGeorgieva of the World Bank - longevity is a triumph - but needs positive actions

Mr Taro Aso, Deputy PM japan setting the Japanese agenda for longevity at the G20 symposium

Arrived in Tokyo for a premeeting of the G20 tomorrow - focus on longevity dividend - key focus of japan

What're u doing to develop the most important assets for the #future?
🚀#Productivity - fresh knowledge, working in group, reputation
🚀#Vitality - balanced living and regenerative relationships
🚀#Transformation - changing yourself
@lyndagratton founder @HotSpotsMove at #WLFBCN

“Burden of serious health-related suffering will almost double by 2060..fastest low-income countries, older people&people with dementia. Immediate global action to integrate palliative care into health systems is ethical&economic imperative.”

Until the unequal division of labor in the home changes, women will not achieve career parity with men. But both at home and in the workplace, men feel entitled to women's labor.

Read this fantastic piece by @Darcy_Lockman in the @nytimes.