Professor Chris Bones

About Professor Chris Bones

Professor Chris Bones is the Chairman and co-founder of Good Growth Ltd.

As an organisation and change strategist with a global commercial brand background, Chris advises clients on strategic implementation, change and organisation alignment. After working in energy, brewing and retail, Chris had a global career in FMCG with senior HR roles in Diageo and Cadbury Schweppes.

He became the first non-academic Dean of Henley Business School – one of the world’s major business schools – which, under his leadership, boasted a ‘world top 20’ ranked MBA. A noted columnist and broadcaster, his book ‘The Cult of the Leader’ won the CMI/British Library ‘Management Book of the Year’ prize in 2012. Chris graduated with an MA and was also awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Aberdeen. On a part-time basis, he is the Professor of Creativity and Leadership at Alliance Manchester Business School.