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Tammy Erickson

Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour


MA (Harvard)

Tammy Erickson is an expert on leadership, the changing workforce, collaboration and innovation, and the nature of work in intelligent organisations. A McKinsey award-winning author, she has been three-times named one of the 50 most influential global management thinkers by Thinkers50.


Erickson directs the School’s leadership programme for senior executives, Leading Businesses into the Future.  She is Founder and CEO of Tammy Erickson Associates, a research-based firm dedicated to helping clients build intelligent organisations.


Erickson has served on the Board of Directors of two Fortune 500 corporations, and has experience on Governance, Audit, and Compensation Committees.


Erickson holds a BA degree from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, where she was the recipient of the James Thomas Chirurg Fellowship.

Awards and Honours


  • Recipient of the 2004 McKinsey Award for “Retire Retirement”

  • Selection as one of the Thinkers50 by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer, as published in The (London) Times, 2009, 2011, and 2013