Peter Woolliams


Prof. Peter Woolliams, PhD, is senior partner with THT and is also Emeritus Professor of International Business at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS), Anglia University, UK, having formerly been Professor of Management at the East London Business School in the UK. He has worked extensively as an academic and practitioner management consultant throughout the world with many leading organizations and management gurus and is visiting professor at several international institutions.

Professional Experience

He has been visiting Research Fellow (and now owner/partner) at THT for 23 years during which he has worked closely with his co-author Prof. Dr Trompenaars. Peter’s contribution has been to support the development of the THT’s cross culture and knowledge management database and its reliability and consistency through extensive rigorous analysis and the extensive range of web based diagnostic tools.


He has an extensive research and publication record and is frequently invited to make keynote presentations throughout the world at major international conferences. His earlier work was on computer based corporate models and simulation studies for business strategy development and formulation. More recent research is concerned with transferring business and management models to other cultures and markets. He co-authored ‘Business Across Cultures’ and ‘Marketing across Cultures’ with Fons Trompenaars, and more than dozen academic and practicioner articles.

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  • Programme 2: Follow up from RT4L TV Series 'Hoe maakt u het' December 16, 2017
    The programme broadcast 16 December explored Corporate Culture. For further information about the Apps mentioned in the programme MandA App   Innovation App   Change App  […]
  • Programme 1: Follow up from RT4L TV Series 'Hoe maakt u het' December 9, 2017
    You can download the App free from the Apple App store (IOS version) or Google Play store (Android version). Just search your app store for ‘Culture for Business’. For more information on the Intercultural Team App see here Watch this video clip of Fons (90 seconds) explaining the rationale for digitising culture tools and introducing the CFB App. […]
  • Announcement September 12, 2017
    Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Consulting has decided to terminate its formal collaboration with KPMG. Having evaluated our working relationship we both concluded that a separation is in the best interest of both parties. This means that we and our holding Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Consulting B.V. will continue our consulting activities independently from KPMG. […]
  • We're getting multi-culturalism all wrong - Patheos (blog) June 4, 2017
    Patheos (blog)We’re getting multi-culturalism all wrongPatheos (blog)And here I have pulled Riding the Waves of Culture, by Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, off the bookshelf. This was a book that was given to us as reading material when we were preparing for our expat assignment in Germany, and it was … For the full article, please see here: htt […]
  • The new geography of management - Chartered Management Institute April 7, 2017
    Chartered Management InstituteThe new geography of managementChartered Management InstituteCultural theorists Charles Hampden-Turner and Fons Trompenaars believe that such companies owe their success to ignoring Western advice and plotting a distinctively Chinese course. Their genius, they posit, has been to integrate elements that, to the … For the full art […]