Samuel Mortimer

Intesa Sanpaolo Research Fellow

Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Samuel Mortimer is working with Alan Morrison, Professor of Law and Finance at Oxford Saïd, on a project exploring the normative foundations of trust, especially in the light of the fourth industrial revolution and the rise of generative AI. 




A philosopher and organisational psychologist by training, Samuel holds a PhD in Ethics and Legal Studies from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford.

Samuel’s research on meaningful work has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics: 'What Makes Work Meaningful?' gives a new account of meaningful work, arguing that our commitments can create distinctive reasons to pursue certain work, and that it is the presence of these distinctive reasons that makes work meaningful. Read the paper.