Alyson Meister

Having lived and worked in both North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, Professor Meister specializes in workplace stress and mental health, leading diversity and change, and high-performing team dynamics. She is passionate about supporting organizations to cultivate globally-minded, resilient, and inclusive cultures and engages with clients across a broad range of industries – from mining and engineering through to professional services and technology.

Recognized as a Thinkers50 Radar global thought leader and subsequently nominated for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Leadership award in 2021, her work has been published in influential management journals such as: Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly and Harvard Business Review. She serves on the executive committee of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division of the AOM and on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review.

Hailing originally from Canada, Professor Meister holds a PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior) from the University of Melbourne (Melbourne Business School) in Australia. Prior to joining IMD, she was at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.