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Adrian Starkey

Senior Client Partner, CEO Assessment & Succession
Adrian is a Senior Client Partner working within Korn Ferry Advisory, headquartered in London.

He has deep expertise in executive assessment and development and a rich appreciation of the trends, tools and techniques applied within talent consulting.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Adrian worked as the Operational HR lead for Saudi Arabia's largest oil producing operation (FTE of 8000) during a time of significant IPO related organisational change.

In former roles he led the assessment and coaching operations for a number of top end, niche HR consultancies. He has also been affiliated with INSEAD's Global Leadership Centre, and for two years regularly delivered group interventions in Fontainebleau.

As a consultant Adrian has delivered a variety of senior level assessment and development interventions within a wide range of industries including: Aerospace & Defence, Automotive, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, IT, Mining and Transportation.

International assignments have been undertaken in Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Azerbaijan, Dubai, France, Kuwait, Los Angeles and Malaysia.

Adrian is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He holds an M.Sc. in Applied Psychology from Cranfield University and is a certified master practitioner in a wide range of psychometric tools and awareness raising measures. He is a past editor or ‘Psyche' the publication of The Psychometrics Forum.

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