Alex Murdock

Professor Alex Murdock is currently Head of the Centre of Government and Charity Management at London South Bank University.  He is a Visiting Professor in Norway and has been Associate of the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham. He is also formally associated as a Researcher with the University of Paris, Sorbonne, Paris and Potsdam University in Berlin. He has lived, taught and researched in the USA, France and Denmark. His postgraduate degrees are from University of Maryland in the USA, University of Newcastle and the London Business School in the UK.  He has been a professional social worker and senior manager in social services and has chaired various social enterprise and not for profit boards His research interests include

  • Research examining food banks in a comparative context (Europe, US. UK)
  • Public policy in the  overlap between private, public and third sector
  • International and comparative research in social enterprise and public and public/not for profit management
  • Values based leadership

He has co-authored 5 books the most recent being Values Based Leadership in Public Professions (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) Google Scholar