With a career spanning banking, travel & tourism, speciality chemicals, the food & drink industry, academia and not for profit sectors, Adrian offers a breadth of strategic leadership and international business development experience across many countries and types of organisations, including trade and sector bodies.
He holds an MBA from one of the world’s Top 5 business schools, IESE in Barcelona, has served on various boards, is the NED of S3UK Ltd, the UK arm of the S3 Group, and is chair of two children-focused charities.
Adrian is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Society at the University of Northampton and the Outreach Lead for the University’s Centre for Sustainable Business Practices (CSBP). His research interests are in the area of CSR & ESG and the creation and measurement of social value and ‘collective impact’ as a driver of innovation. Adrian is a trained B Leader for B Corp accreditation and advises companies on their CSR-ESG strategies, measurement and reporting.
In 2021 he was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (FICRS) and also appointed the CSR-ESG Ambassador for the SE Midlands region of the Institute of Directors. In 2022 Adrian was appointed to the fast-growing Employee Ownership Association’s Membership Council.
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