Brian has lived and worked in six countries. He has been a permanent resident of Hong Kong since 1981. After many years in corporate life, including the Hong Kong Jockey Club and HongkongBank, he started his own business in 1995. This has evolved in several directions. As well as executive coaching and management consulting, he owns or is involved in a wine company, a company coaching Chinese graduates, and a company supplying electric vehicle charging stations. He writes a weekly blog focussing chiefly on Hong Kong and mainland China. He is passionate about the need to understand cultures and the relationship between people and organisations.