With deep expertise across each sector, we help clients solve intractable challenges, unlock potential and thrive in a world changing at pace.


Expertise spanning every industry
We deliver cutting-edge insight and innovation to industries driving progress in the world today. We’ve been doing it for over 135 years.

Our breadth of expertise helps us create connections between fields – transferring knowledge and technology, and accelerating progress through digital transformation and the convergence of industries.

Combining our capabilities with the limitless expertise of our Open Consulting network, we create new opportunities that push the boundaries of what’s possible for our clients.

Oil & gas
Our in-depth, practical experience helps clients to create operational improvement and digital transformation that accelerates performance in the face of uncertainty.
Aerospace & defense
Through a range of targeted services we help our A&D clients to address short-term competitive challenges and solve long-term strategic positioning issues.
Energy, Utilities & Resources
We work side-by-side with our energy clients to bring fresh insight, a deep and practical understanding of the industry, and a commitment to achieving game-changing results.
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)
We help our TIME clients to develop strategies that capitalize on emerging technologies and developing market trends.
Industrial goods & services
We have a strong track record supporting industrial goods and services companies to transform their operations, accelerate innovation and create a lasting competitive advantage in their market.
We work with leading OEMs and suppliers in all major automotive markets to develop optimal solutions to their most pressing challenges.
We help the world's leading chemical companies to solve complex challenges and adapt to rapidly-changing economic, competitive and technological conditions.
Consumer goods & retail
With hubs in the US, Japan, Germany, Sweden and the UK, our Consumer Goods & Retail practice (CGR) operates globally, across the entire ADL network.
Financial services
We support banks, insurance companies, asset managers, payment-system providers and regulatory bodies to tackle issues across the full spectrum of global financial services.
Healthcare & life sciences
We assist healthcare and life sciences companies to realize the full value of their medical innovations – challenging traditional thinking to maximize value.
Private equity
From the largest global buyout funds to mid-market investment houses, we serve our private-equity clients in all the key areas of their investment process.
Public services
From transport to healthcare, economics, innovation, environment, energy, culture and beyond – we work with clients at all levels of government across the full breadth of the policy spectrum.
Travel & transportation
From sustainability to safety, we help clients understand and act on key strategic and operational challenges to deliver transformational improvements in performance.


We work with ambitious thought leaders to uncover new growth opportunities, build innovation capabilities and transform organizations. Send us an email, get directly in touch with any of our industry professionals or make enquiries by phone with one of our global offices.