Julian Thompson

BA (Cantab), PGDip, MSc

Julian is an applied anthropologist and social psychologist who researches and consults on organizational collaboration and innovation, sustainability, distributed leadership and self-organising work cultures. He is also interested in the role software can play in supporting organisational change.

He joined Ashridge in October 2014 and is currently developing a portfolio of client work in the field of OD and culture change.

Before joining Ashridge Julian was Director of Enterprise at the RSA, and prior to that, Research Director at Ipsos MORI, the global research agency. His clients have included Toyota, Shell International, RBS and Asda, as well as various UK Government departments and leading charities. 

Julian has a first degree in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University, A Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from London Guildhall University and an MSc in Organisational Psychology from Birkbeck, University of London. 

Julian Thompson