Elisabeth Kelan (PhD) is an expert on gender and generational relations in organizations. Professor Kelan is on the faculty of Cranfield School of Management. Prior to this appointment she was a Reader in the Department of Management at King’s College London and a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Women in Business at London Business School. She also worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Zurich. She received her PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Her research is published in leading academic journals and edited collections. She authored two books entitled ‘Rising Stars – Developing Millennial Women as Leaders’ and ‘Performing Gender at Work’. Her research was awarded various prestigious prices and awards.
The Times featured her as one of the management thinkers to watch and her research was reported in the Financial Times, ABC News, Die Zeit and El País amongst others. She sits on the advisory boards of the Women’s Empowerment Principles, a partnership initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact. She is an associate editor of the journal Gender, Work and Organization and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Management.