With over 25 years of professional experience in private management consultancy for Fortune 500 and venture/growth firms. Strong track record in both strategy formulation and execution, corporate and business development, asset management strategy, business architecture, innovation of products and services, organization development, design and managing complex change, turnaround management and value creation. Brian has considerable experience in advising and advancing family owned enterprises and corporations in Asia.
Brian also has international experience working in and on projects in North America, Europe and Asia. His experience includes gaining access to and structuring international joint ventures, licensing agreements, distribution arrangements and corporate partnerships. Industrial sectors of experiences including energy/oil and gas, professional services, chemical manufacturing, telecommunications, banking and finance, consumer goods, education, electronics, property development and construction. He has advised Exxon/Esso, Lafarge, Nortel, Mobil, ICI and other numerous organizations on Growth, Globalization, Strategy and Revenue Expansion Initiatives.
Brian is a graduate of Harvard Business School and John F. Kennedy, with a Masters in Management (MM) and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). He is also an Alumnus of Stanford Business School, The Wharton School, Berkeley, and INSEAD.
In addition, Brian is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) with a Masters Degree in Public Management (MPM). He teaches Strategy at CMU and also at Singapore Management University (SMU) in the Wealth Management Masters Program, and serves also as Senior Adviser on Strategy to several Military and Intelligence Organizations, and teaches Strategy and Leadership, at several Military Academies.
In 2004, Brian was appointed as Senior Fellow of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and received a Doctorate (D.Univ.) from Middlesex University in England. In 2007 he completed an Advanced Degree at Oxford University-Templeton College and at HEC-Haute Etudes des Commerciales in Paris, France. In 2010, he has also completed a Doctorate Degree in Chinese Business and Management (D.Prof). His research work on challenges in