Educated at the London School of Economics and Oxford University, Professor Adrian Furnham is both a pre-eminent academic and a practising business / leadership coach. He keeps in constant contact with the real world of senior business through his consultancy, research, lecturing and writing.
Previously a lecturer in Psychology at Pembroke College, Oxford, he has been Professor of Psychology at University College London since 1992, was recently appointed Adjunct Professor of Management at the Norwegian School of Management, and has been a Visiting Professor of Management at Henley Management College. He has lectured widely abroad, having held scholarships and visiting professorships at several institutions including the univerisities of New South Wales, the West Indies, Hong Kong, and KwaZulu-Natal.
Having written over 1200 scientific papers and 85 books, he believes work is more fun than fun and considers himself to be a well-adjusted workaholic.