Timothy Galpin, PhD

Senior Lecturer


Tim Galpin is a best-selling author, Senior Lecturer of Strategy and Innovation and Academic Director of the MBA program at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

His books on mergers and acquisitions are:

Galpin, T.J. 2020. Winning at the Acquisition Game: Process ­ Tools, templates, and best practices across the M&A process. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Galpin, T.J., and Herndon, M. 2014. The Complete Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions: Process Tools and Templates for Merger Integration at Every Level. 3rd Edition. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons.

With over three decades of international professional experience as a management consultant and senior executive, combined with his academic experience since 2005, Tim Galpin regularly consults to boards and senior management in various industries around the world. Tim helps management to successfully plan and implement complex efforts, including strategy formulation and execution, M&A due diligence and integration, business restructuring, and organizational culture change.

His clients have included numerous Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies including: Verizon, Newmont Mining, Harrods, UBS, Bank of America, Woodward, Tampa Electric, Macrovision, and Cargill.

Tim has authored five management books which have been published in six languages. Tim has also authored numerous articles for publications including: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy and Leadership, Journal of Business Strategy, The Handbook of Business Strategy, World Journal of Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Governance.


  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Strategy
  • Business

Media experience

Interview experience includes:

  • New York Times
  • The Houston Business Journal
  • The Dallas Business Journal
  • Taipei Times
  • Entrepreneur.com
  • Kansas City Business Journal
  • SNL Financial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealmaker’s Journal
  • National Business Radio Network 'Business Day'
  • KMNY Money Radio, Los Angeles
  • TCI Television Network 'Business Talk'
  • Dallas – KOAI Radio business news
  • CNBC Asia 'Market Wrap'
  • Reuters Television