Elisabeth Kelan, PhD, is a Professor of Leadership and Organisation at Essex Business School, University of Essex. She was awarded her PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Elisabeth Kelan held appointments at London Business School, the London School of Economics and Political Science, King's College London, Cranfield School of Management and Zurich University. Elisabeth Kelan was a British Academy Mid-Career Fellow and a Dahlem International Network Professor for Gender Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. She has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to start in 2020. Professor Kelan's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and in three books. She has won various practitioner and academic awards for her research. She edits the Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations book series. Her research has been funded by leading funding organisations such as the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust, and the Economic and Social Research Council, and various corporate sponsors. She is regularly working with private sector and supranational organisations.