Richard Bolden

Professor of Leadership and Management
University of the West of England (UK)

My teaching and research explores the interface between individual and collective approaches to leadership and leadership development, with a particular focus on issues of identity, culture and collaboration. I have published widely on topics including distributed leadership, systems leadership, leadership in higher education, worldly leadership and leadership development evaluation.

Recent and ongoing projects include:

  • Long-term Evaluation of Bristol Golden Key Partnership, Second Step/National Lottery Community Fund, 2014-2021
  • Evaluation Partner to Building Leadership for Inclusion, NHS Leadership Academy, 2017-2019
  • Developing Systems Leadership in Public Health, Public Health England, 2018-2019


For further details please visit my university profile page and ResearchGate profile.