Megan Reitz

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Megan is an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Dialogue at Hult International Business School.

She focuses on how we create the conditions for transformative dialogue at work and her research is at the intersection of leadership, change, dialogue and mindfulness.

Megan is on the Thinkers50 ranking of global business thinkers and has been ranked in HR Magazine’s Most Influential Thinkers listing for many years. She has written Dialogue in Organizations and Mind Time. Her most recent book, with Financial Times Publishing, is called Speak Up. It was shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year 2020 and the second edition is due to be published in 2024.

Megan is a contributor to Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. She has presented her research on the BBC, CNBC and Deutsche Welle and she writes for numerous academic and practice-based journals. Her research on employee activism was nominated for the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award 2021 and her TED talk on the topic has been viewed more than a million times.

She holds an MA in Land Economy from Cambridge University, an MSc in Change Skills and Strategies from Surrey University, an MRes in Research from Cranfield University and a PhD in Leadership and Dialogue from Cranfield University.

She is mother to two wonderful daughters who test her regularly on her powers of mindfulness and dialogue.


Megan teaches on the Executive MBA.

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