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Two AMBS Professors have been appointed editors-in-chief of top journals

Sharon Clarke, Professor in Organisational Psychology and Deputy Head of School, and Paolo Quattrone, Professor of Accounting, Governance & Society, have been appointed editors-in-chief of top journals in their respective fields.

sharon clarke

Sharon Clarke, Professor in Organisational Psychology and Deputy Head of School, has been appointed by the American Psychological Association (APA) to be the incoming Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology from 2021. She will take up the title of Editor from 2022.


Sharon has published widely in the area of health and safety management, including articles published in some of the top international journals for organisational psychology (including Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology) as well as internationally recognised specialist safety and risk publications (such as Risk Analysis and Safety Science).

She said: “I am thrilled to be selected by the APA to take up the role of Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. I have enjoyed being part of the editorial team as Associate Editor, and look forward to continuing the journal’s impact and influence in the exciting and growing field of occupational health psychology.”

paolo quattrone

Paolo Quattrone, Professor of Accounting, Governance & Society, has been appointed by the European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) as Co-Editor in Chief of Organization Studies from September 2021 and will serve as Senior Editor in the interim period from this August until then.


Paolo has published widely on the interface between management control and information technologies, the history of accounting and management practices and thinking, and the managerialisation of higher education institutions and his works have appeared in journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Organization Studies, and Administrative Science Quarterly.

He said: “I am delighted and honoured by the great and unique opportunity of serving as co-Editor-in-Chief of one of the world-leading journals in the field. We live in interesting and challenging times that require new empirical insights and theoretical advancements. There cannot be a better place to explore these in a journal of the quality, inclusiveness and variety than Organization Studies. I look forward to working with an exceptional team at the journal.”