Imperial College London

Dr. Sankalp Chaturvedi

Business School

Professor of Organisation Behaviour and Leadership



+44 (0)20 7594 1232sankalp.chaturvedi




299Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Sankalp Chaturvedi is a Professor (Organisational Behavior & Leadership) at the Imperial College Business School. Currently, Sankalp is also leading the Gandhi Centre within the School. He holds a Ph.D. from the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. Prior to his Ph.D., he has a Masters in Human Resource Development and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India), and a Bachelors in Engineering from RAU, Udaipur (India).

The central focus of Sankalp’s research is in the areas of  Leadership, Mindfulness, collaboration mechanisms in Teams. Broadly, he examines different conditions and mechanisms by which leaders can be more effective across levels and contexts. Specifically, Sankalp is interested in examining the “nature vs. nurture” debates with regard to leadership behaviors in organizations. He uses behavioral genetics methodology to advance the understanding of the biological basis of behavior. He is also keen to study the role of mindfulness in leadership spillover effects on follower stress, well-being, and performance. 

Sankalp has been an active participant and reviewer in several international conferences like the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His articles have been published/ accepted in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Strategic Management Journal, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice,  Journal of Business EthicsMindfulnessEnergy Policy and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, among others. His research has also been mentioned in several media outlets including BBC, Financial Times, Forbes, Guardian, Raconteur, Daily Mail, etc. 



Williams SP, Purkayastha S, Chaturvedi S, et al., 2021, Organizational health and independent sector healthcare organizations, International Journal of Healthcare Management, ISSN:2047-9719, Pages:1-8

Williams SP, Nicolay CR, Purkayastha S, et al., 2020, Organizational health in healthcare organizations - psychometric validation of the Healthcare-OH survey across fifteen acute NHS trusts in England, International Journal of Healthcare Management, ISSN:2047-9719, Pages:1-8

Williams SP, Panigyraki A, Purkayastha S, et al., 2020, Defining a Healthy Organisation in Primary Care: A Qualitative Interview Study., Hosp Top, Vol:98, Pages:68-79

Reb J, Chaturvedi S, Naryanan J, et al., 2019, Leader mindfulness and employee performance: a sequential mediation model of LMX quality, interpersonal justice, and employee stress, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol:160, ISSN:0167-4544, Pages:745-763

Nicolay CR, Williams SP, Brkic M, et al., 2019, Measuring the organisational health of acute sector healthcare organisations: Development and validation of the Healthcare-OH survey, International Journal of Healthcare Management, ISSN:2047-9700, Pages:1-13

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