Adam Howe is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York City and London offices. He leads the global Organizational Simplicity and Digital Transformation service offerings and is a member of the Culture Shaping Practice, advising clients on how to best align their talent, culture, and organization design to deliver on their purpose and strategy.


Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Adam founded and was the CEO of Stop., a boutique consultancy that helped leaders of global companies kill unnecessary complexity to create simpler, smarter, and more agile organizations. He is a thought leader, public speaker and published author on both organizational simplicity and digital culture.

Before Stop., Adam was a practice lead at organizational performance and culture change consultancy Mind Gym. In this role, Adam designed award-winning change programs for a major UK energy company and the UK government.

Adam started his career in Accenture’s strategy service line. Throughout his career, he has worked internationally and across a range of sectors helping organizations transform performance by enabling their people, teams and culture to be more effective.


University of Exeter, MSc in International Management

University of Exeter, BSc in Economics