Richard Jolly is Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. He teaches the ‘Leadership Skills’ and ‘Developing Effective Managers and Organisations’ core modules and the ‘Managing Change’ and ‘Paths to Power’ electives, as well as the ‘Executive leadership’ module on the EMBA Global with Columbia Business School. In addition to the MBA teaching, for which he was voted Best Programme teacher by students in 2003, runner-up in 2007, won two runner-up awards in 2010 and runner-up in 2011.
Richard also instructs a large number of Executive Education courses for London Business School in the UK and across Europe, the Middle east and Asia, including the ‘Senior Executive programme’, ‘Accelerated Development Programme’ and ‘The Essentials of Leadership’, as well as working on a diverse portfolio of company-specific programmes, including Barclays, IMB, Lloyds of London, Lufthansa, nestle, Orascom, Procter & Gamble, PwC, Rabobank, Rio Tinto, SABIC, Sony Ericsson and the World Economic Forum.
Richard is a member of the Executive Commitee of the European Case Clearing House. Outside of academia, Richard is a Director of the organisational consulting firm, Stokes & Jolly Consulting Limited, where he works with clients representing a wide range of sectors, including investment banking, private equity, fund management, law and accountancy firms, management consultancy, advertising, media, music, architecture, consumer goods, telecommunications, information technology and data management companies.
Richard’s primary consultancy interests focus on designing and delivering executive development workshops, coaching senior managers and facilitating senior management teams, with an emphasis on leadership and change management agendas. He received his MBA with Distinction from London Business School.