David Collings

David Collings

Professor of Human Resource Management, Dublin City University Business School

David Collings

David Collings is Professor of HRM at Dublin City University Business School where he is Director of the Leadership and Talent Institute. He previously held faculty positions at the 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 is a leading international expert on talent management, global mobility and the future of work. He is currently co-directing a major international project on the CHRO role in leading through the Covid crisis with colleagues at DCU and the University of South Carolina.  A regular speaker at corporate events, his recent speaking and consulting engagements include organisations such as the Abbott, Abbvie, Bank of Ireland, the Danish Confederation of Industry, EADS Airbus, EY, GE, Intel, KPMG, Medtronic, Novartis and Stryker. He has been named as one of the most influential thinkers in the field of HR on four occasions by HR Magazine. He has published numerous papers in leading international outlets including Harvard Business Review and Sloan Management Review and twelve books and his work is regularly cited in media and other outlets. Twitter @collingsdg