Adam Kingl is the Regional Managing Director for Duke Corporate Education, the world’s leader in corporate executive development. Adam leads Duke CE’s business in Europe and is on the global leadership team.
Previously, Adam was an Executive Director for London Business School (LBS) Executive Education, where he also served on the School’s Executive Education board. Adam was responsible for all Executive Education program design and quality, where he created the School’s pedagogy and impact assessment methodology.
Adam consults and teaches on the generational paradigms of work and leadership, unleashing personal and team creativity, management innovation, organizational culture, high performing teams, and fulfilling organizational and personal purpose. His clients have included ADCO, Aldar, BBC, BP, De Beers, Disney, HSBC, LVMH, Oman Oil, Orica, Pixar, Suntory, Tesco and Zurich.
He was also an Associate of the LBS Management Lab and of Saatchi & Saatchi. Adam served on the CLIP steering committee for the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), which creates standards for and accredits corporate universities and learning functions.
Prior to LBS, Adam was a consultant in creativity, innovation, strategy, culture and leadership. He also worked in the media and entertainment industries for a number a years in both business and creative functions.
Adam has spoken at conferences including the Global Leadership Summit, FT-Coca Cola Enterprises Future of Sustainability Summit, HR Directors Business Summit, Employee Benefits Connect, Strategic HR Network Leadership and Talent Conference, European HR Directors International Business Summit, HR Strategy Forum, CIPD Talent Engagement Conference, CIPD Learning and Development Show, EMVA Business Conference, and private conferences hosted by Pfizer, RGL Forensics, Tremco Illbruck, Kennedys Law, Business International, Changeboard and HR Magazine.
He has contributed to and been interviewed by publications including The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Fast Company, Accenture Connections with Leading Thinkers, BizEd, Business News Daily, Business Strategy Review, London Business School Review, European Business Review, Employee Engagement Today, City AM, Management Today, Dubai Eye (radio), Gulf News, The National (UAE), Alrroya (UAE), Business Pioneer, Saudi Gazette, Trade Arabia, South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Economic Times, HR Magazine (UK, Middle East and Hong Kong), HR Grapevine, MEED Business Intelligence, and Edge – the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA and Yale. He was raised in Silicon Valley, California, and now lives in Surrey, England. He is a dual British-American citizen.