About Ashridge

Kai Peters

BA (Hons), MBA, CCMI

Kai Peters is Chief Executive of Ashridge, the business school located in Berkhamsted, near London, in the United Kingdom. Ashridge is one of the world’s leading and largest providers of executive education, including open programmes, tailored programs, MBA programmes and consultancy. The business school was founded in an 18th century estate in 1959 and has over 100,000 alumni. Prior to joining Ashridge, Peters was Dean, and previously director of MBA programmes, of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus University in the Netherlands.

Peters serves on supervisory and advisory boards for a number of organizations in the health care and social care sectors. He also serves in various capacities for educational associations including AACSB, AMBA, EFMD and GMAC. He is owner and was managing director (89-93) of a company in the German publishing sector and has worked with both IBM and Volkswagen managing educational activities.

Peters writes and lectures on cognitive sciences, leadership and strategy for government, business and academic audiences. He holds degrees from York University, Toronto and University of Quebec in Chicoutimi; (Canada) and Erasmus University (Netherlands).

Kai's latest publications

2015
Laljani, N. & Peter, K. (Forthcoming) 'The Future of Management Development: A manifesto'. In Hind, P. (Ed) Management Development that Works, Libri Publishing Ltd.
2015
Peters, B.K.G. (2015) Conference panel: What will the MBA look like in 2020? EFMD MBA Directors Conference, Rome (March)
2015
Peters, B.K.G. (2015) "The UK and the EU", Economia, The digital magazine of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales,
2015
Peters, B.K.G. and Neal, J (2015) A Commentary on Simon Jenkins’ “Winning Formula, Man Management and the Inner Game: Commonalities of Success in the Ryder Cup and the Super Bowl”, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, Vol. 10 (2-3), pp 263-265
2015
Culpin, V., Millar, C. and Peters,B.K.G. (2015) "Multi-generational frames of reference: managerial challenges of four social generations in the organisation", Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 30 Iss: 1
2014
Peters, B.K.G., (2014) Executive Education Today, Association of Business Schools annual conference, London, November

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Kai Peters
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