Randall S. Peterson

Professor & Director of the Leadership Institute / London Business School, social scientist, scholar and leadership researcher

Dr. Randall S. Peterson is Professor or Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at London Business School (see: www.randallspeterson.com). He is a highly-experienced researcher, teacher and consultant. His expertise is in all aspects of organisational behaviour and he is an internationally-recognised authority on developing high-performance and multinational teams, board effectiveness, conflict resolution, leadership assessment, leader personality, and developing interpersonal skills.

Randall obtained his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley in social psychology. He teaches the leadership week on both the flagship Senior Executive and Accelerated Development Programmes, as well as for the leadership degree programmes. Randall has also worked with a wide range of executives and leading organisations worldwide, ranging from consulting, to banking, energy, and retail.

Randall is also a regular contributor to a wide range of academic journals, book publications, industry outlets and conferences. His research has featured in outlets ranging from the academic, Journal of Applied Psychology to the applied, HR Magazine and Harvard Business Review.

His motto in life is: “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” (Nelson Mandela).