About Us

Incorporated in 1986 in the UK, ADR International has over 30 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering bespoke, in-company purchasing training courses.  We have trained over 1000 clients in over 75 countries using a blend of online skills assessment, instructor-led training (classroom workshops and online webinars) and self-learning e-learning.  The outcome is thousands of satisfied learners armed with the latest purchasing and procurement negotiation thinking, practices and behaviours delivering outstanding results.


Success Stories

Meet our CEO


Robin Jackson is one of the best-known and respected figures in the procurement world. He has held senior management positions with major corporations including the Ford Motor Company, Philips Electronics and Nissan before joining ADR International in 1988.

With ADR International he has amassed a wealth of hands-on purchasing experience with clients worldwide in Europe, the US, South Africa, APAC and Australasia. He has led projects in many sectors including pharmaceutical, automotive, engineering, rail, FMCG, financial, building materials and footwear. Robin regularly writes for publications and is happy to speak with authority on any issue connected with purchasing, procurement and supply chain management, at local or global level.  Robin became CEO of ADR International in April 2007 when the company restructured to take advantage of increasing demands for procurement services. 

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Meet the Team

Director of Learning
Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Country Manager