Adrian joined the Boston Consulting Group in April 2011 as a core member of the public sector practice in London. He has over 10 years experience both advising and working in government.
Adrian has been involved in a wide range of projects spanning strategy, policy and implementation across the public sector. Recent examples include:
Supporting the launch of Big Society Capital in the UK, the largest dedicated social investment fund in the world;
Exploring new mechanisms for commissioning public services, including payment by results approaches and social impact bonds;
Working with a justice ministry, prosecutors and the police to analyse new justice pathways for low level offences;
Supporting a review of sickness absence policy for the UK Department for Work and Pensions.
Prior to joining BCG, Adrian was a Fellow at the Institute for Government where he led a wide range of high profile projects. For example, he co-authored System Error, the Institute's report on Government IT many of the recommendations of which have subsequently been incorporated into the UKGovernment ICT strategy. Adrian remains an Associate at the Institute.
Prior to IfG, Adrian worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company where he was a core member of the public sector practice. Projects included conducting a benchmarking exercise of school systems around the world, developing the strategy for a major UK charity and supporting a Middle Eastern government in the development of their public services strategy.
Adrian has also worked in the Cabinet Office, including two years in the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit working with Michael Barber where he helped to develop training materials for senior civil servants tasked with leading each of the PSA targets. He also spent just over a year in 10 Downing Street reporting to Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's Chief of Staff.