About-Berkeley

About Berkeley

We’re about being there for our clients when it really matters. When it absolutely has to be right. Doing the right thing is both our ethos and sweet spot. And it’s why clients turn to us again and again

 

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I started out in Management Consultancy in 1997 having graduated from the University of Durham with a Masters degree in Astrophysics.  I have worked with some fantastic clients over the last fourte...

Hadley Baldwin, Partner

Hadley Baldwin

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The people

It's the people that make Berkeley different to other consultancies. Bright, friendly, down-to-earth people who are both thinkers and doers. Working by your side, as consultants and colleagues, to get the right results.

Adam LaPensee

Adam LaPenseeAdam LaPensee

Consultant

I graduated from the University of Sheffield with a Masters in Engineering in 1999. After a year out skiing I started work and spent just over 4 years at PWC Consulting working on big IT programmes focussed in the media sector. I then moved to PA Consulting in early 2005 and worked in projects across government, transport, telecommunication and the health sector developing skills across a wide variety of IT and non-IT projects.

In late 2008 I decided it was time for a new challenge and headed off to Madrid to study for an MBA at the Instituto de Empressa. Learning with a truly international group of students and teachers was an experience I will treasure and really opened my eyes to how businesses operate differently around the world. Besides learning the importance of a siesta in the searing heat of a Madrid summer and a splattering of Spanish, I developed a better understanding for the strategic side of the business environment.

I joined Berkeley because I wanted to maintain a diversity of industry experience while enabling me to combine my programme delivery experience with my broader business and strategy knowledge from my MBA. It has not disappointed.

Outside of work my time is mostly taken up with a young family, but I try to maintain my pre-family interests of skiing and mountain biking. More adventurous trips to ski in Argentina, Kashmir and the fjords of Norway have been put on hold until the kids have grown up. I have run three marathons and my times are getting worse…..at some point I’m hoping to find an entirely downhill course so I can reverse the trend and break the 3:30 barrier.

The people

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