Roger Delves

Roger is Dean of Qualifications and Professor of Leadership Practice at Ashridge Executive Education.   His special interests are helping others to understand the roles of authenticity, emotional intelligence, ethics, values, principles and integrity in leadership, and the development of ethical decision making methodologies.

Roger has an MA in English Literature from St Catherine’s College, Oxford and is a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society of Arts).  He is qualified in a range of psychometric tools and has designed and led tailored, open and qualifications programmes.  He has taught across most of Western Europe and in Turkey, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, The Lebanon, Rumania, Qatar, America, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Brazil, Australia, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.

Roger previously worked for the international advertising agency DMB&B (D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles) where he was a UK Board Director. He spent several years as Principal Consultant at Ellis Hayward/Academee and then six years as a Programme Director within Cranfield’s Centre for Customised Executive Education.

He has been at Ashridge since April 2008.

He is the co-author of The Top Fifty Management Dilemmas (Pearson, 2014), and of Branded Britain (Bloomsbury), due to be published in 2017. He is also co-editor of Inspired Leadership (Bloomsbury), published in late 2016.