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Dr Kelly Sloan

Associate Professor of Leadership

Director of Academic Tutoring for Post-Experience Postgraduate Programmes
School Director of Academic Tutoring

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  • Management, 
  • Communication, 
  • Personal Development


Henley Business School building room 237, Whiteknights campus

Dr Kelly Sloan is an Associate Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School.

Kelly has more than 20 years' experience in the higher education sector, having taught at universities in the USA, Australia and Germany. She has given invited talks and lectures in over 20 countries and project managed international multi-disciplinary research projects, first at the Humboldt University, Germany, for the European Research Council, and then at the University of Reading, where she served as Interdisciplinary Research Development Manager. Since its inception in 2008 until 2015, Kelly managed the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN) at the University of Reading, where she helped to set strategic direction for the University of Reading's neuroscience research agenda while managing a dynamic brain imaging facility specialising in cognitive neuroscience and computational neurodynamics.

She holds a BA from Columbia University in New York, USA, a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA, and an Executive MBA degree from Henley Business School. She is recognised internationally for her abilities to facilitate communication and co-operation across conceptual and disciplinary boundaries.

Kelly’s current projects include interdisciplinary engagement for CINN, stakeholder engagement and strategic management as an NHS consultant and the international variation in the experience of women in executive education.

Reference: Rowson, T. S. and Sloan, K. (2023) Personal leadership in the age of no retirement. De Gruyter Transformative Thinking and Practice of Leadership and Its Development, 7. De Gruyter. ISBN 9783111314440 (In Press)
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Tatiana Rowson - Dr Kelly Sloan
Reference: Saddy, D. , Sloan, K. and Krivochen, D. (2019) Whoever that likes relatives. In: Christensen, K. R., Jørgensen, H. and Wood, J. (eds.) The Sign of the V - Papers in Honour of Sten Vikner. University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, pp. 523-545. ISBN 9788791134050 doi:
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Kelly Sloan