Adam Turner


PhD Student

Department of Management and Finance

Having worked in the field of organisational development for the entirety of his career, Adam is currently working with Dr Lynn Nichol and Dr Scott Andrews from Worcester Business School and Professor Eleanor Bradley from the Institute of Health and Society on a part time PhD focusing on leadership and talent management. He works full time as Leadership, Talent and Organisational Development Programme Lead for Health Education England.

Adam is interested in the fields of leadership and talent management. Having undertaken research within talent assessment-development centres, he is now exploring wider research aspects surrounding how we assess talent to help people reach their full potential.


MSc Leadership and Change Management
PGDip Human Resources Management (CIPD)
PGCert Professional Practice - Leadership and Organisational Research
BSc (Hons) First Class
ILM 7 Executive Coaching and Mentoring

Teaching & Research

Leadership, Talent management and potential, Organisational Development, Coaching and mentoring, Personality and self-knowledge, Change management

Professional Bodies

Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD)
Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (MInstLM)


Turner, A. and Leslie, R. (2016) Leadership and Change Management. In: Briggs, A., Fisher, P. and Cooper, R. Practising Public Health. CRC Press, Chapter 4 pp. 67 86.

Turner, A. (2014) Inclusive Talent Management Implementation Toolkit. Health Education England.

Turner, A. (2013) Talent Management in Healthcare. Health Service Journal.

Turner, A. (2012) How to effectively lead from within partnerships. Health Service Journal.

External Responsibilities

Leadership, Talent and Organisational Development Programme Lead for Health Education England

Part-time Lecturer, Coventry University