GRAHAM LEACH, Senior Advisor: Strategic Management / Corporate Finance / Energy / Technology
Based in Hong Kong, Graham is a seasoned consultant, educator and businessman with decades of experience in Executive Management, Operations, Finance, Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, Research & Development and Project Management; Graham has wide-ranging industry exposure that includes Banking, Insurance, Gaming, iGaming, Blockchain, Medical, Aerospace, Engineering, Textiles, AI, IoT, Big Data, Travel, Hospitality, Human Resources, Advertising, Media, Education, eCommerce, Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Aviation, Pets, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Fashion and much more. He is proficient at working on international projects featuring highly distributed and multi-cultural teams and is expert at deploying strategies designed to launch and/or expand business. Graham is an Adjunct Professor at Gratia Christian College and also a Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He holds dual Undergraduate Degrees (History of China & Computer Science) from Concordia University, an Advanced Diploma in Strategic Management from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA from the University of Liverpool. Professor Leach is the author of three books, hundreds of articles, and dozens of certifications, including a Blockchain Technology Certification from IBM and a Blockchain Strategy Certificate from Oxford University. As a University Professor, he has mentored hundreds of startups, assisted mid-sized companies and worked with household brands such as DD, Asten-Johnson, Bayer, Novell, Caldera, IATA, Human Potential, Talika, Compelite, MIOT, Brown Capital Partners, Corsair Merchant Partners, Microsoft and IBM.