Rick Delbridge is Professor of Organizational Analysis at Cardiff Business School and co-convenor of the Centre for Innovation Policy Research at Cardiff University. His research interests include the organization and management of innovation, and he has published widely on these and related topics. He has won Best Paper Prizes from Academy of Management Review and Organization Studies and was awarded the British Academy of Management Leadership Medal in 2020.
He was a member of the REF2021 Interdisciplinary Advisory Panel (IDAP) before joining the Business & Management sub-panel as an impact assessor. He is a member of the Strength in Places Fund Assessment Panel and a Board Member of the Campaign for Social Science. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, of the British Academy of Management and of the Learned Society of Wales, where he is special adviser on research and innovation to the President.