February 9, 2017

Jack Ma was visiting Melbourne and Andy was invited to the function to announce the opening of an Alibaba office Andy had the opportunity to talk briefly with Jack Ma and meet various people attending the function. One of the comments made by Ma resonated with me when...

March 2017

It was a great pleasure to meet Richard Baldwin and have some follow up communications with him about the GTR and Richards new book ‘ The Great Disruption’ In discussions with Sergio Arzeni the President of the INSME a Rome based association for the promotion of SMEs...

April 21 2017

Nigel Arthur is meeting Giovanni Zazzerini the Secretary General of INSME in Rome for a discussion on collaboration while on way to U.K. And then Berlin for the B20 Summit.

September 2016

The G 20 and B 20 Summits are taking place in Hangzhou China this month and Andy Song and Nigel Arthur will be attending task force meetings to wrap up details for the leaders and the B20 Summit that takes place on September 3 and 4. The reception is being held in...

October / November 2016

I was traveling in the US during the October November period and of course had the opportunity to observe the election campaign up close. One trip into New York actually took me to Trump Tower for a lunch with a prominent marketing identity and professor of business....

December 15, 2016

Andy Song and I met up with Mahmoud Bakkar for some photos at RMIT before I went off to the awards ceremony at the Etihad Stadium where he received his doctorate PHD.