Engineer. Economist. Executive Assistant Professor of Finance. Resolute tenet: “You can change the world!”

 

International management experience in diverse sectors: finance, business and management consulting, economic development, executive business education, media, nonprofits, technology. Responsibilities have included business development, market and industry analysis, business analysis, data deployment, strategy, marketing, corporate relations, research, stakeholder engagement, customer service and organizational change. 

 

Career trajectory has encompassed developing business, economic and market intelligence solutions to support various business ventures. Particular emphasis on presenting complex material in ways that are easy to understand. International business, markets, economics and finance are fond specialties; authored book on select emerging economies and their markets, was published in London, United Kingdom, and is currently a resource for companies in over 22 countries around the world, helping them make business decisions involving that region. Said work is also used in universities across the United States including Texas A&M University (College Station, TX), Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and University of Florida (Gainesville, FL).

 

Projects and business insights received praise from various institutions around the world, among them the Financial Times (United Kingdom), INSEAD (France), London Business School (United Kingdom), and The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (USA). They have also been recognized through a variety of merit-based awards such as the Chevening Scholarship from the United Kingdom Government.

 

Lived and worked in three continents - Europe, Africa and North America; at ease in different cultures and work environments. Currently executive assistant professor of finance at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, College Station, Texas. More than three decades of active volunteer involvement with NGOs in projects for the less fortunate. Above all else, a proud husband to a priceless wife, Lisa. Five fluent languages, including English and Spanish; plus rudimentary Latin and French.

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Publications

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Academic paper

Essays

Books

Position papers

Business case studies

Treatises

Testimonials

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Backgrounds:
Financial Times : The Economist : UK Government : London Business School : INSEAD : Cranfield Univ. School of Management : AACSB

Business

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M&A: German heartbreak

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Aid effectiveness

Oil-Platform

Oil & gas in the Americas

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Emerging economies

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Africa's top performers

Philosophy / Art

Reading a Book

The freedom to be me

Exhibition

Art and offense

Fashion Model

High fashion

In Memoriam

Sir Alec Guinness

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Nelson Mandela

Julian Simon

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Steve Jobs

Media and appearances