Rupert Younger

Director, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, Oxford University
United Kingdom

About Me: Rupert Younger is the founder and director of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation. He is also a leading commentator on reputation matters relating to corporations and institutions around the world.

He has published two books – The Reputation Game (an international bestseller now published in six languages, co-authored with David Waller) and The Activist Manifesto (published in two languages, co-authored with Frank Partnoy) – and teaches on the Oxford MBA and a number of Oxford programmes for senior executives. He is also the academic director for Oxford's Corporate Affairs Academy.

Rupert is a member of the Senior Common Rooms at Worcester College, Oxford, and at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and is a Trustee and Chair of the Governance & Nominations Committee of the international mine clearance and humanitarian charity The Halo Trust. He chaired Oxford University’s Socially Responsible Investment Review Committee of Council (2012–17), and was appointed by HM The Queen as High Sheriff of Hampshire for 2013–14. He is a member of the Royal Company of Archers, the Queen's Bodyguard in Scotland, and he has an MA (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen.