Charles Hampden-Turner is our esteem co-founder, a distinguished business consultant and academic researcher and is the co-founder and director of THT. Charles has worked as a consultant for leading companies including Apple, Shell, BP, Digital Equipment, The Economic Council of Canada, BBC, Philips, Nissan, DSM, Dow Chemical, AMD and Sematech.
In the academic space, Charles has conducted extensive research into global business culture. He received his masters and doctorate degrees from the Harvard Business School and was the recipient of the Douglas McGregor Memorial Award, as well as the Columbia University Prize for the Study of the Corporation. He has won Guggenheim, Rockefeller and Ford Foundation Fellowships. He is currently based in the Judge Institute of Management Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Charles is the author of numerous books, including Maps of the Mind, Charting the Corporate Mind, and Corporate Culture: Vicious and Virtuous Circles. With THT co-founder Fons Trompenaars he has co-authored The Seven Cultures of Capitalism, Mastering the Infinite Game, Building Cross-Cultural Competence and 21 Leaders for the 21st Century.