Member Updates – Featured

23 Dec: PBEC Member Interview with Imperial Business School Chris Tucci Professor of Digital Strategy & Innovation

Professor Chris Tucci leads the Centre for Digital Transformation at Imperial College Business School. The Centre helps businesses understand the far-reaching organisational implications of the digital revolution. From artificial intelligence (AI) to the Internet of Things to blockchain, the Centre’s work focuses on new and emerging digital technologies, and how they can be leveraged to meet both business and social objectives. PBEC’s Renee Pan interviewed Chris who shares the latest trends in digitalisation that business leaders need to know about. Using case…

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23 Dec: Imperial College Executive Education discount for PBEC members

Imperial College Business School is pleased to offer all PBEC members a SPECIAL 15% discount on their portfolio of online and virtual executive education courses. Imperial College Executive Education combines Imperial College London’s capabilities in science and technology with strong industry connections to deliver impactful professional development programmes. Course topics include leadership, digital transformation, finance, strategy, and analytics, all designed to make you, your team and your organisation more competitive and sustainable. Online programmes include pre-recorded sessions with Imperial faculty, combined with activities and exercises…

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23 Dec: New PBEC Members – December 2021

We welcomed three new members to PBEC in December namely:- Anthony Chan is Chief Executive Officer, controlling shareholder and a member of the Board of Isola Capital Group. Anthony has extensive experience in asset management, including private equity and venture capital. Anthony enjoyed a career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Asia before transitioning to private investments. He has broad investment expertise across consumer, education, food safety, industrial, and technology sectors. Anthony attained a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance…

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28 Nov: PBEC Featured Member of the Month – Nick Phillips

In any given listed or private medium to large organisation, a Governance Board is in place to oversee and govern an enterprise according to the geographic and regulatory regimes in place within their respective jurisdiction(s). Nevertheless, as greater scrutiny is being bestowed upon Governance Boards, by definition, the focus on these boards is shifting to an accentuated risk-averse and more compliance-driven regime. As a result, the growth mandate of Governance Boards is often being diluted, potentially even lost, due to…

29 Sep: AIIB and IRENA to support Asia’s energy transition

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) committing to work together to support Asia’s energy transition and mobilise greater private capital for renewable energy. The agreement was signed by AIIB President Jin Liqun and IRENA Director-General, Francesco La Camera, at a virtual ceremony to mark the new partnership. President Jin remarked upon how the Bank and IRENA will work together to accelerate investment and enhance awareness of…

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29 Jul: New PBEC HK Entrepreneurship Member: Grand Glory International Limited

Company overview A Hong Kong based wine importer and exporter. Grand Glory was established in July 2019 and specializes in French wines. It has a service-oriented concept, “Click & Pay, whilst we deliver”. It aims to provide its customers with the most favourable choice, availability and fast checkout and delivery coupled with the most customer friendly and convenient service. What we list on our website is what we have in stock. Free shipping with the purchase of 4 bottles or…

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26 Jul: The real imperative is people

By David H. Brown of Imperial College Business School David Brown is the Director of Executive Education at Imperial College Business School. It is a role that he has held since 2018, helping to pioneer innovative programmes for organisations and individuals around the globe. But David’s journey in education and training began much earlier, as a teenager working for his father’s business in his native Birmingham, England. It was here that he discovered the true value of leadership development. The…

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21 Jul: New PBEC Corporate Member: Imperial College Business School, U.K.

About us: As part of Imperial College London, a global leader in science and technology, we drive global business and social transformation through the fusion of business, technology and an entrepreneurial mindset. We combine innovative thinking and insight with new technology to develop solutions to real world issues, benefiting business and improving society. Our world-leading researchers pioneer practical solutions and their research excellence informs our postgraduate and Executive Education programmes. Our thought leadership is sought by governments, policy-makers and global business leaders, who often partner with us on research projects. We attract…

28 Jun: Hinrich Foundation & its Master of Global Trade Scholarship in conjunction with RMIT University – October 2021 intake – applications open

                An employer solution for trade leadership development To succeed in our complex, fast-changing global trade environment, companies need to attract and retain the best leadership talent with 21st-century skill. The Master of Global Trade was developed by employers, for employers, in collaboration with the Hinrich Foundation and RMIT University to help your business grow sustainably. The Master of Global Trade is a blended learning program designed so your rising stars can work full…