Adrian is a learning and development professional and executive coach and has worked across the globe in both the public and the private sectors. Adrian uses his leadership experience and extensive personal development to inspire current and future leaders to deliver to their full potential.
Adrian has 25 years’ experience working in, and leading high performance teams in both the public and private sectors.
Adrian started his career working as a police officer and close protection and counter terrorist operative. Drawing on this background he brings a unique perspective to clients, helping teams and individuals achieve their goals.
For five years, Adrian held the role of Programme Director at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, with responsibility for all global development courses for Associates and Partners. He has worked extensively across the globe with particular focus on the UAE.
Adrian has a specific interest in team dynamics and team performance, focussing on the authenticity of the team and the leader. He enjoys looking at the role of stress and pressure in the way a team or individual performs.
As a coach, Adrian tends to focus on self-limiting beliefs, confidence and transition. He offers a style that is supportive yet challenging and draws on his deep understanding of what true shared responsibility and devolved leadership is in his coaching.