By Mr Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO of the Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT)
Date: Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Venue: ISIS Conference Room, Kuala Lumpur
Mr Chandran Nair is the Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), a “think and do” tank dedicated to advancing an understanding of the impacts of globalisation through thought leadership and positive action to effect change. He is also the Chairman of Avantage Ventures, an Asian based boutique investment advisory company in the field of high impact social investing which was established in 2010. Nair also provides strategic management advice and coaching to business leaders. He is the author of Consumptionomics: Asia’s Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet. It was ranked as one of the top ten books of the year for 2011 by ‘The Globalist’. The book has been translated into German and Chinese.
Nair is an Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. He has appeared on BBC’s HARDtalk with Stephen Sakur and more recently at Davos to discuss the key issues in his book.