Akin Adamson is the Director for Ricardo Plc’s Middle East Energy and Environment Business. Ricardo is a global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy that specialises in the automotive, transport, energy and scarce resources sectors.
Previously he was the CEO for BPC Plus – an information security consultancy that advises clients on how to protect their data and systems from attacks and other security threats – and TRL’s (the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory’s) Regional Director for the Middle East, providing world leading Transportation Research and Consultancy to Public and Private sector organisations. Before that, he was Global Head of Consulting at Nokia Siemens Networks and a Director at Telstra in Australia. He began his consulting career at A.T. Kearney in the UK and Australia, focusing on the Telco, Transportation and Automotive sectors.
He began his research career at London Business School in the Energy Sector and has lectured at both London Business School and the London School of Economics. He holds both UK and Australian citizenship, is based in Doha, Qatar but travels extensively throughout the Middle East region. He was educated at LSE, LBS and the University of Michigan, USA.