Companions


Companions of BAM (CBAM) include:


  • Leaders in the private, public, and third sector who have had a significant impact on management practices and thinking in their own organizations and/or beyond;
  • Leaders of professional institutions and bodies, trade and business associations, and trades unions who have influenced management thinking and the conduct and activity of management in the UK and beyond;
  • People who have played a significant institutional role in the leadership and development of scholarly associations advancing management knowledge – in related fields, in sibling management academies and equivalent beyond the UK, and within BAM itself;
  • Thought leaders on management outside academia, including journalists, politicians and other public intellectuals.

Companionship Awards 2020

BAM is delighted to announce that five individuals have been announced as BAM Companions at the BAM Conference In The Cloud. The Companions are listed as follow:

  • Dr Andrew Hawkins, Senior Director, Microsoft
  • Dr Melanie Knetsch, Deputy Director of Impact and Innovation, Economic and Social Research Council
  • Dr Joe MacDonagh, Past Chair, Irish Academy of Management
  • Professor Robert MacIntosh, Head of School of Social Sciences, Heriot Watt University and Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Professor Sue Rigby, Vice Chancellor, Bath Spa University

Companionship Awards 2019

BAM is delighted to announce that five individuals have been announced as BAM Companions at the 33rd Annual Conference at Aston University. The Companions are listed as follow:

  •  Prof Melanie Bryant, President of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
  •  Prof Julia Clarke, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton and past Chair, Chartered Association of Business Schools
  •  Dr Felicity Kelliher, Chair, Irish Academy of Management (IAM)
  •  Prof Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School and past Chair, Chartered Association of Business Schools
  •  Prof Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology at University College London

Companionship Awards 2018

BAM is delighted to announce that six individuals have been announced as BAM Companions at the 32nd Annual Conference at the University of the West of England. The Companions are listed as follow

  • Lord Bichard, Former Civil Servant
  • Lord Bilimoria, Founder of Cobra Beer
  • Prof Lee Di Milia, President of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
  • Jonathan Dimbleby, British Author and Presenter
  • John Manzoni, Chief Executive, Civil Service
  • Vicky Pryce, Economist

Companionship Awards 2017

BAM is delighted to announce that seven individuals have been announced asBAM Companions at the 31st BAM Annual Conference at the University of Warwick. The Companions are listed as follows:

  • Eliat Aram, CEO, Tavistock Institute
  • Chris Daly, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Jacky Holloway, Past President, British Academy of Management
  • Kate Kearins, President of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
  • Howard Kerr, Chief Executive, British Standards Institute
  • Andy Rubin, CEO, Pentland Brands 
  • Sir Martin Sorrell, founder of WPP plc