David De Cremer

Behavioural scientist with a special interest in managing and leading individual and organizational transformations in the new tech era.


Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2021. 


Named the most influential economist in the Netherlands (2009-2010).


Recognized as a Global Thought Leader by the Trust Across America (2016).


Brings a human-centred approach to the study and organizational application of AI, focusing on how leaders can be effective and transforming in the new technology era, how building trust is a business asset, and why compliance requires less rule-based and more behavioural integrity approaches.


Provost chair and professor in management and organizations at the National University of Singapore Business School and founder and director of its Centre on AI Technology for Humankind. A world top 2% scientist in 2020.



Leadership by Algorithm: Who Leads and Who Follows in the AI Era; Website: daviddecremer.com; “What does building a fair AI really entail?” (Harvard Business Review, 2020); “Toward a better understanding of behavioural ethics in the work place” (Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2020)


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“Exciting work at the crucial intersection of science and management.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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