Rupert is adjunct Professor at INSEAD and also an adjunct associate professor of London Business School. He has also taught at ISB and CEIBS. He specialises in entrepreneurship and owner-management.
He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Rupert took a first and a university prize from Oxford and studied at Harvard Business School.
Rupert specialises in organisational development and people management in growing, owner-managed businesses. Rupert has particular interests in family businesses, and in the functioning of the top management team.
In addition to his role at LBS, Rupert runs his own consulting practice. Previously he was a partner in BDO Stoy Hayward, London. He is an experienced and skilled consultant and facilitator and has worked with businesses of all sizes, from start-up to global multi-national, in a wide range of industries. He is an experienced educator and has led education programmes on growth and entrepreneurship for businesses in many sectors, and to international audiences in Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, South Africa, South America as well as the UK.
Rupert publishes frequently in the national press. He is the author of four books on the role of director in the growing business, has co-authored a book on family businesses. His book on governance was published in 2010, and his book on the management of growth, for The Economist, is due out in 2011.