David E Gray University of Greenwich, UK

David Gray studied economics and history at the London School of Economics before commencing on a teaching career in further education.  He then spent three years as a training manager at the London Stock Exchange before joining the University of Surrey as a lecturer.  David is now Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich.  His research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), action learning, reflective learning, and learning in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). He has been involved in many empirical research studies over the last 20 years including projects across the European Union and more recently a national study into the triggers for SME success. Apart from research methods David has also written books and published articles on work-based learning, teacher education and coaching and mentoring. When not leading research projects he tries to play golf.