UCL School of Management

Adam Kingl

Adjunct Lecturer (Education)


Author, speaker, educator, adviser Adam Kingl (www.adamkingl.com) is sought for his expertise on the future of business.  One of his areas of research is on the work and leadership paradigms of Generation Y, a demographic that composes half the global workforce today and 75% by 2025, to shine a light on the fundamental paradigm shifts that we will face in the business world.  This is the subject of his book, ‘Next Generation Leadership’, published by HarperCollins in 2020. Related to the future of business, companies are concerned about how they can innovate in order to be prepared for the seismic shifts they will face.  Through this lens, Adam also speaks from a practical perspective on topics such as how to improve strategic (business model) innovation, management (or leadership) innovation, and how successfully to leverage culture and engagement in work-life.  

Previously, Adam was the Regional Managing Director for Duke Corporate Education, Europe and Executive Director of Thought Leadership and Learning Solutions for London Business School.  He was also an Associate of the Management Lab and Saatchi & Saatchi.

He has spoken at public conferences including the World Expo (Milan), Global Leadership Summit, FT-Coca Cola Enterprises Future of Sustainability Summit, Future Talent Conference, HR Directors Business Summit, Employee Benefits Connect and the HR Directors International Summit.  He has contributed to and been interviewed by publications including The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Fast Company, Business News Daily, Business Strategy Review, European Business Review, Dialogue, Employee Engagement Today, City AM, Changeboard (UK and UAE), Citywire, Dubai Eye (radio), Gulf News, Gulf Business, The National (UAE), South China Morning Post and Tokyo MX (television).  

Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA and Yale.  He is a dual British-American citizen.