Dr Naomi Stanford is an organisation design practitioner, teacher, and author. She is the author of six books: Organization Design: The Practitioner’s Guide, Organization Design: Engaging with Change, Organization Design, the Collaborative Approach, The Economist Guide to Organisation Design, Corporate Culture: Getting it Right (also an Economist publication) and Organizational Health: an integrated approach to building optimum performance. All royalties from her books are donated directly to Freedom from Torture.
During her earlier UK career she was a corporate employee of large multinational companies, including Price Waterhouse, British Airways, Marks & Spencer, and Xerox. She then moved to the US working as an organisation design consultant to a range of organizations in the government, non-profit and private sectors. She has now returned to the UK to work in the government sector and become a reformist civil servant.
Additionally, she supervises doctoral students in the School of Business and Technology at Capella University. She also writes articles, speaks at conferences, and tweets regularly on organisation design.