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Professor Andrew Kakabadse

Professor of Governance & Leadership

Programme Director of the Board Directors' Programme
Chairman of the Henley Directors’ Forum

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  • Strategic Leadership, 
  • Executive Profiling, 
  • Board and Director Dynamics and Performance, 
  • Government and Public Policy, 
  • Coaching and Counselling


Greenlands Campus

Professor Andrew Kakabadse has consulting, environmental, social work and academic experience focusing in the areas of Governance, Policy and Leadership through his global studies of private, public and third sector organisations.

Professor Andrew Kakabadse’s background is in environmental sciences, public policy, child guidance and psychiatric social work and organisation psychology. He has undertaken global studies spanning over 20,000 organisations across 41 country in the areas of board performance, leadership and policy delivery.

He has published 45 books and over 250 scholarly articles. His bestselling books are, the Politics of Management, Working in Organisations, The Success Formula and Leadership Intelligence: The 5Qs. He has won numerous prizes for scholarly articles.

He has consulted with British, Irish, Australian, Omani, UAE and Saudi Arabian governments. He has been consultant to Citi, Bank of America, BMW, Ford, NatWest Bank, RBS, British Airways, Lufthansa, Swedish Post, Severstal (Russia), Heidrick and Struggles, KPMG, Bank of Ireland, Royal Ulster Constabulary and numerous others. He has been advisor to certain UN agencies, World Bank, charities and to health and police organisations.

He is listed in Who’s Who; life member of Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame; Fellow of the European Academy of Science and Arts; Fellow, British Psychological Society; Fellow, British Academy of Management and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries. He has lectured all over the world and held numerous visiting positions including Macquarie University (Sydney), Center for Creative Leadership (USA) and Université Paris II Pantheon-Assas.

EMP: Module 1 (5 days residential)

Module 1 is delivered on site at Greenlands. These immersive, practical sessions focus on leading self, leading others, and leading the change process. Topics include:...