Prof. Randall S. Peterson


Randall is Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at London Business School. He has been invited to teach and consult across the world for companies such as Alcan, AREVA, Barclays, Braxton, Chevron/Texaco, Deutsche Bank, Emirates Bank, E.ON, IBM, Lufthansa, Nestlé, PwC and Roche. Randall is also the CEO of TalentSage.

Randall’s research focuses on leading diverse teams, how CEO personality affects top management team interaction, leadership transition in organisations, conflict management in teams and the effects of member personality on group interaction and performance. His research has been published in the leading journals in the field. He has also edited a book entitled, ‘Leading and Managing People in Dynamic Organisations’.

As Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Randall teaches Executive Education and MBA programmes on leading teams and organisations, high performance teams, leadership assessment and interpersonal skill development. He is also a faculty director of the High Performance People Skills programme and runs the ‘Leadership Week’ of the Accelerated Development and Senior Executive Programmes.

Randall holds a PhD in Social and Organisational Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining London Business School, he was on the faculty of Northwestern University and Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is a former Deputy Dean (Faculty), Vice President of the Campaign Committee, Subject Area Chair of Organisational Behaviour, and Chair of the Ph.D. Programme of London Business School.