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Arthur D. Little Asia

The Hong Kong Club Building
3A Chater Road, Level 16
Central Hong Kong



The oldest and longest operating consultancy in the world, Arthur D. Little, expanded into the Asia-Pacific markets more than 70 years ago when it began advising India’s first independent cabinet. The firm remains an influential and ever-expanding presence in the region to this day, where it now operates across more than 10 countries, including Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Featured Rankings

Vault Top Consulting Asia-Pacific


Major Departments/Practice Areas

Strategy & OrganizationTechnology & Innovation...


Major Office Locations

Hong Kong, CN


Employment Contact

Keren Jones- Browning, Human Resources Director

Vault Verdict

Arthur D. Little offers a robust platform for growth and development, especially for those new to the consulting scene, with insiders expressing their satisfaction both with the quality of their colleagues and the firm’s broad client base.

As a well-known name in the field, ADL is in the position to be able to offer global opportunities despite a relatively small headcount (at least compared to many of its multi-regional competitors). As such, the opportunity to learn on the job—and across markets—is a key selling point for the firm. However, that scale can also translate to long hours, as well as a lack of unified processes across the company—meaning that mileage will vary depending on supervisors and location.

All told, however, this is a firm...

About the Company

Arthur D. Little has been at the forefront of innovation since 1886. It is an acknowledged thought leader in linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive and converging industries. The firm helps clients navigate changing business ecosystems to uncover new growth opportunities; in so doing, it supports clients in building innovation capabilities and transforming their organization.

Consultants operate in Europe, Asia and the Americas, offering tailored services to clients in a range of industries across three main functional practice areas. Consultants operate across a matrix structure of functional practices and industry practices which provide opportunities to work on a range of industries and functional areas.  

Arthur D. Little puts emphasis on not only strong analytic...

Employee Reviews

  • "Category killer (Automotive & Manufacturing industry).”
  • "Excellent learning opportunities to build your career in strategy consulting.”
  • "If you are a new entrant in the consulting world, ADL can be an ideal place to be as it will give you immense opportunities to learn and grow early in your career while maintaining your personal life.”
  • “Paid to learn.”
  • "Work culture and unique positioning.”

Why Work Here

ADL is an entrepreneurial company - we are the oldest management consulting firm but we are not trapped by process or tradition. For our business model, this means flexibility of approach – rather than just charge our clients by the hour, we may enter into partnerships with them. We eagerly transfer our knowledge to clients while learning from their insight and experience. This is also reflected in the way we work as a team – we value initiative and are always open to new ideas. Every path is possible, and we encourage our people to explore different industries beyond their specializations and work across disciplines.

ADL is proud to be ranked #3 on WSO’s list of Consulting Companies with The Hardest Interview.

Getting Hired Here

  • "ADL looks for people who are quick learners and can think on their feet.”
  • "ADL has set high standards in terms of hiring and is also open to people coming from non-consulting backgrounds provided they can add value and have a desire to learn and contribute.”
  • "I felt that personality is important.”
  • "I was a campus hire and my interview process was pretty quick. We had the shortlist a week before the interview and all the interviews were conducted in a day. I got the spot offer immediately after the partner round.”