We Believe

...in the power of universities to advance the social, cultural, environmental and economic health of the communities they serve.

Our Story
We Believe

...that universities are human powered learning organisations and that people should be at the heart of their thought and action.

Our Story
We Believe

...that developing leadership at all levels is the best response to a fast-changing world.

Our Story
We Believe

...that to best support universities requires a deep understanding of what they do, the value they bring and the context in which they operate.

Our Story

Top Team Development

Building integrated, collaborative and high-performing leadership teams.


Leadership Development

Developing the quality and character of leadership at all levels.


Leadership Coaching

Supporting people to clarify their unique leadership strengths and contribution.


Organisational Development

Supporting universities to tackle tough challenges and thrive.


Research and Analysis

Developing an evidence base for change and improvement.

Who We Work With

Our Work
The Adaptive University has the ability to pivot and change in response to the challenges and opportunities of a fast-changing world, it learns quickly and places people at the heart of thought and action. Richard Sharpe, Principal Consultant, Elementa Leadership

Elementa Leadership is a specialist leadership and organisational development consultancy for higher education passionate about the future of universities as central to the development of a better world.


We are delighted to welcome you to our new website.  We have spent the first few months of this year working hard to develop a new and improved website which reflects our work with universities and our commitment to the future of higher education. Over the coming months the ‘learning’ space on our website will include insights, ideas and fresh thinking focused on leadership and OD in the context of… Read more

6th June