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Dr Matthew Davis

Associate Professor in Organisational Psychology
Areas of expertise
Organisational Psychology; Socio-Technical Systems; Office Design; Hybrid Working; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Pro-Environmental Behaviour
Leeds University Business School
Management Department
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Dr Matthew Davis is a psychologist, researcher, educator and consultant. As an Associate Professor in Organisational Psychology at Leeds University Business School, Matthew has led a range of applied research projects with corporate partners including Rolls-Royce, Marks and Spencer, Next, Arup Consulting, Atkins, Leeds City Council and British Gas. He works with both public and private sector organisations to develop insights and strategies to support hybrid working, workplace design and sustainability with a people-focused whole system mindset.

Dr Davis has been featured by the BBC, the Atlantic, the New Yorker and the Telegraph,  and interviewed for radio and podcasts. His works were published in leading international journals and high quality edited books.

Matthew is currently leading an ESRC funded multi-disciplinary project examining office adaptations in response to COVID-19 and how office design and ways of working impact employee social networks, workflow and performance. You can find out more about the research and access podcasts, videos, and infographics on our website.