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GK Master Class | A Peek Behind the Curtains: Leadership in a Post-Western World

February 15, 2022

The 21st-century world that we live in today has seen many major developments. As countries outside the Western world rise, sustainability is being redefined and economics and business models re-thought. In these circumstances, how can you lead with purpose in this era of globalization? What are the foundations of leadership? And what form will leadership and culture take in a post-Western world?

The Guanghua-Kellogg Executive MBA program is delighted to announce that Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO of an independent pan-Asian think "Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT)", will join us in a Master Class on Feb. 22 to share his unique insights on the topic "A Peek Behind the Scenes: Leadership in a post-Western World".

The Guanghua-Kellogg EMBA program seeks to broaden the horizons of its students and alumni by inviting industry and academic leaders to impart their insights on pressing economic and commercial topics. This class marks a continuation of the program's efforts to provide students and alumni with lifelong learning opportunities to exchange knowledge and ideas.

Event Details

Topic: A Peek Behind the Scenes: Leadership in a Post-Western World

Date: Feb 22, 2022, 19:00-21:00 (GMT+8)

Venue: Online (via Zoom)
Language: English

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This event is limited to Guanghua students and alumni. After registering, you will receive email confirmation. Please check your inbox before the event.


Chandran Nair

Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT)

Chandran Nair is the Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), an independent pan-Asian think tank based in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur focused on advancing a deeper understanding of global issues. Chandran was chairman of Environmental Resources Management in Asia Pacific until 2004, establishing the company as Asia's leading environmental consultancy. Chandran is a member of WEF's Global Agenda Council on Governance for Sustainability and Experts Forum.  He sits on the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome, the world's premier scientific think tank, is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Ethical Markets and is a Senior Fellow of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute.  He is also an Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia on development issues. Chandran has served as Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and is a former Advisor to ORIX Corporation and a former member of the Stakeholder Advisory Council for BASF, the world's largest chemical company.