Thomas Cooper Ph.D.
Tom is currently an assistant professor at the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University in the area of strategic management. At Memorial, he lectures in the areas of strategy, risk management and corporate responsibility at both an undergraduate and graduate level. His research is primarily focused on the interplay between strategy, risk and compliance as well as their effects on corporate responsibility.
Prior to taking his position at Memorial in January 2007, Tom was a Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Performance Improvement Consulting practice in London. Tom worked as a senior consultant for ten years with clients in the United Kingdom, Europe and North America primarily with senior management in the areas of strategy, governance and risk.
A native of St. John’s, he graduated from Memorial University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-Op) and a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy). In addition, he holds a Ph.D. in Business from the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Apart from his work with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Memorial, he has been an entrepreneur, and small business consultant. He has been quoted in the Financial Times of London, BBC World Service, Atlantic Business, Complinet, and other industry publications.