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Staff Profile

Professor Jeff Gold

Professor of Organisation Learning

Qualifications: BA Economics and Postgraduate Qualifications in HRM and Education.

I am semi retired but for most of my time in HE, I have worked with businesses and organisations. 

I was 2006-2014 co-founder of the HRD and Leadership Research Unit at Leeds Business School, a collaborative project with several organisations including Hallmark Cards, Morrisons plc, Skipton Building Society, BUPA, LBBC ltd, Webanywhere and TheWorks. The projects sought to support leadership and talent development in each organisation and allow knowledge to be shared between partners.

I was also the Director of the DBA programme at Leeds Business School The programme started in 2009 and recruited 9 cohorts over 4 years.

I have delivered a wide range of seminars, programmes and workshops on change, strategic learning, futures and foresight management and leadership with a particular emphasis on participation and distribution.



I now work on a 0.2 profile but have previously taught in many areas of management and at all levels to Doctorate.


My research has drawn from work with organisations, most recently with West Yorkshire Police on a project concerning predictive analytics.

Professional Activities

I am a Member of the following organisations:

  • British Academy of Management
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


I have published widely throughout my career. Recent examples include:


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