CEO & Founder, The Startup Business
Our global ecosystem is borderless, tightly integrated, highly interactive and technologically revolutionised.
Synergies, innovation, and excellence is a team sport.
Finding new ways of working with each other, challenging the status quo, moving beyond the mediocre and being socially responsible, must be today’s imperative.
Having led multi geography high performing teams of over 1000, with operational budgets in excess of $100M+ across client, service provider and advisory firms, plus acquiring and optimising global ecommerce online internet businesses, I have also conducted doctoral research on how firms implement and optimise global strategies in this new world.
Keeping me connected to emerging global phenomena, I am active in professional groups such as being a fellow at the Australian Institute of Management, plus membership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Shared Services Outsourcing Network and the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.
My entrepreneurial endeavours are being enhanced by working one-on-one with some of the world’s leading digital experts and entrepreneurs which has led me to establish:
- The Startup Business (SME Services)
- The Business Centre of Excellence Pty Ltd (Corporate Services)
- The Fair Trade Group (e-commerce & Philanthropy)
- Ross McKenzie Investments Pty Ltd (Ethical Investments)
Serving as a Non-Executive Director and Advisor to numerous company boards, I co-founded the Australian subsidiary of Phykon, an Indian based global outsourcing services firm founded the regional division of the Global Institute Of Information Technology APAC, that provides online specialist technology education.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
The role of foreign direct investment into the continent remains significant: on average the government budgets of African countries currently depend on corporates domiciled in other countries for 14% of their funding.
Africa is now positioning itself as a major business opportunity for investors, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report.
China’s outbound direct investment (ODI )is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time in 2015, as slowing economic growth and rising internationalisation of Chinese business see more local companies investing overseas.
When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey reached $3.39 billion in July, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy on Sept. 30.
The total volume of foreign investments in the UAE, at present a regional base for over 500 international companies, exceeded $100 billion in the past 10 years, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: India has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States, according to the FT data service.