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David Gerard Collings

BBS, MBS, PhD(Limerick 2001, 2002, 2006). FAcSS

Chair of Sustainable Business TCD

Member PL&AElected in 2020

David Collings holds the Chair of Sustainable Business at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and a Fellow at the Penn State Center for International HR Studies. He previously held faculty positions at Dublin City University, University of Sheffield and National University of Ireland, Galway. A former Fulbright Scholar, he has held visiting positions at Cornell University, King’s College London and Nanyang Business School in Singapore.  He was the 51st Chair of the HR Division of the Academy of Management (2021/2022), the first non-US based scholar to be elected to this role.
He is a leading international expert on talent management, global mobility and the future of work. He has published extensively in leading journals on these issues, including Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management and Organization Science. He has also edited 12 books including the Oxford Handbook of Talent Management.  He has been ranked in the 2% of scientists based on research impact. His impact on practice has been recognised by HR Magazine (UK) who named him as one of the most influential thinkers in HR on five occasions. 
He is currently associate editor at Academy of Management Perspectives and a former editor-in-chief at Human Resource Management Journal and the Journal of World Business. He sits on numerous editorial boards including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management and Journal of International Business Studies.

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