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Professor David E Gray

David Gray PhD, MSc, MA(Ed), BSc(Econ)

Professor David E Gray

David E Gray
PhD, MSc, MA(Ed), BSc(Econ)

Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

Department of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Business School

After graduating from the London School of Economics, David embarked on a 13 year teaching career as an economics lecturer before taking up a post in training and development at the London Stock Exchange where he was director of a major training development initiative for the UK securities industry.

In over 20 years at the University of Surrey, David led many professional development programmes, including a work-based learning degree designed specifically for adult learners in the workplace, and various Masters programmes in management.  He taught on the School of Management's 'flagship' programme, the MBA, for which he designed and taught the Action Consultancy module.  Through this, local organisations ranging from corporates, to small and medium enterprises and voluntary sector organisations, identified key business challenges for which, under the guidance of the University, MBA teams conducted research and devised options and solutions for implementation. At Greenwich, David is active in bidding for research projects, supervises doctoral and MSc students and teaches research methods.

David's research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), action learning, reflective learning, and e-learning.  He has written books on work-based learning, coaching and teacher education and published in prestigious journals such as Organization Studies, Management Learning, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.  He has been a member of the International Coach Federation's global research committee, and has recently edited a European handbook for mentors in vocational education.  David has led a significant number of coaching research programmes both for managers of SMEs, for unemployed managers who want new employment and more recently for unemployed managers who seek to start their own businesses.

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