Adair Richards Associates provides outstanding training and consultancy to academics and business leaders across the globe.

From one-man-bands to multi-billion pound institutions, we provide consultancy that moves people forward in their thinking. Our consultants work with you to make a long-term difference in your situation.

Our work has an international reputation for being engaging and evidence-based. Our courses develop vital skills for success and cultivate characteristics that will make a difference in your work.

ARA receives 99%+ positive feedback wherever we are in the world.

This was a breath of fresh air in terms of quality of delivery
Really helped me think through some of my own problems and, most importantly, come up with strategies to solve them. Highly recommended!


We are passionate about equipping academics and business leaders to fulfil their potential. Whether you need a three hour face-to-face session on site, a company retreat or an online training module, your training from ARA will be engaging, innovative and insightful.

Research & consultancy

Our consultancy and research couples academic understanding with business acumen. ARA's multidisciplinary approach generates fresh perspectives.

Our organisation

Our experienced team of consultants and trainers is what sets ARA apart. Their skills ensure our materials lead to tangible, lasting improvement. Find out about our team, what we value and other ways to engage with us.

Our Clients