Born 1952, Aberdeenshire. Father Ian Hendry (statistician, papermaker, manager). Mother Jean Hendry (teacher). Two brothers. Married Dee (school principal) 1981. Two sons: Jamie (theatre producer), Simon (sound designer). Two daughters-in-law; Annaliese and Katie (candle maker).
Educated: Davenies Preparatory, RGS HIgh Wycombe, Wanstead High, St Catharine’s College Cambridge (MA mathematics), Imperial College (MSc history of science, PhD history and foundations of quantum mechanics).

  • 1969-71

    Ilford Ltd (operational research scientist, computer programmer).

  • 1973-74

    Touche Ross & Co (trainee accountant).

  • 1978-79

    University College of London, Department of Anatomy (Wellcome Research Fellow in History of Medicine).

  • 1979-80

    Imperial College, Department of History of Science (Postdoctoral Researcher).

  • 1980-84

    Atomic Energy Authority, Official Historian’s Office (Research Fellow).

  • 1984-88

    London Business School (ESRC Fellow in Business History).

  • 1988-90

    Cranfield School of Management (Lecturer in Strategic Management).

  • 1990-2000

    University of Cambridge, Institute of Management Studies / Judge Business School. (1990-1998 Director of MBA Course, 1998-2000: University Lecturer in Strategic Management).

  • 1990-present

    University of Cambridge, Girton College (1990-98 Professorial Fellow, 1998-2013 Supernumerary Fellow, 2013- Life Fellow).

  • 1999-2005

    University of Notre Dame, Mendoza School of Business (Adjunct Professor in Business Ethics).

  • 2000-02

    Birkbeck, University of London, Department of Management (Reader / Professor in Management).

  • 2002-05

    Brunel University Business School (Research Professor in Business Ethics / Director of Research).

  • 2005-12

    University of Reading (Professor of Management; 2005-08 Head of University of Reading Business School; 2008-12 Deputy Dean and Faculty Director of Research, Henley Business School).