Adam Smith International

Careers at Adam Smith International

We are Adam Smith International, a global advisory company that works locally to transform lives by making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective.

We work on behalf of governments, foundations and companies that share our ambition to take on the big challenges facing the world.

We believe we can achieve more in partnership with others than if we act alone.

We partner with local governments, businesses and civil society organisations to create and deliver custom-made solutions, even in some of the most complex, challenging and fragile environments in the world.

As an employee-owned company that works in countries at all stages of development, we have a triple bottom line of financial, social and environmental accountability.

Stats we are proud of

  • 24

    We helped resettle 24 families of ASI Afghanistan staff

  • 65

    projects being delivered across 35 countries

  • 30

    We just celebrated our 30th birthday

  • 450k

    poor children helped into school in NW Pakistan

Behind the scenes


  • Cycle-to-Work

    We are registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free.

  • Pensions

    Pensions, with a 5% employer contribution.

  • Health insurance

    Private health insurance, and paid sick leave (for both your physical and mental health).

  • Flexible working

    Whether your child's ill, you're waiting for a package, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we all work from home (or café) from time to time. We encourage everyone to work from home when you need to.

  • Team retreats

    Annual team retreats. A time to get to know each other away from the office.

  • Learning & development

    We'll contribute towards training courses and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role here.

  • Employee Assistance Plan

    Free access to counselling and support service

  • Employee salary protection

    Protection in case you get ill

  • Life assurance

    4 x salary life assurance