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AMBS colleague scoops lifetime achievement award

(5 May 2017)

Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology & Health at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) was last week honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Educate North. 

Sir Cary was described as an “exceptional academic, communicator and ambassador for the sector” having written and contributed to more than 150 books in his career. 

The Educate North & UK Leadership Awards, now in its third year, hosted more than 250 academics, students, executives and business people from across the north and UK to celebrate the growing knowledge sector in the region. 

On receiving the award, Sir Cary, seen in the centre of the photograph, said: “It’s a privilege to receive such an honour from Educate North, who I believe are a fantastic organisation that recognises all sorts of education excellence in the north of England. Education is such an important part of all of our lives and these awards help to focus everyone on the cultural, social and economic impact it has in the region and country.” 

Sir Cary is one of the UK’s leading specialists in workplace and organisational psychology, and is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UMIST.