"I admire individuals who create jobs. Their actions have a direct impact on economic growth, and improve the quality of our lives"



I believe individuals deserve a chance to reach their greatest potential regardless of their circumstances in life, and I am willing to help.

I am an advisor to entrepreneurs, companies, families, artists, public figures, colleges and universities, governments and NGO’s.

For the past 30 years I have amassed a wealth of experience in

business development – overseas branch opening - foreign subsidiary - mediation – business negotiations - business finances - corporate oversight - corporate management - board member advisory - marketing - internationalization - family and corporate asset management - startup company advisory - business formation evaluation - mergers and acquisitions – company restructuring – creation of new company name and brand name

Sectors include

real estate: investments; residential & commercial restorations; new developments and land subdivisions
food industry: production and retailing of desserts; frozen foods imports and distribution
engineering: theater, architectural and landscape lighting design; electrical wiring and installations
agriculture: hazelnut cultivation, harvesting, curing and sales
manufacturing: steel fire-rated doors, louvers and shutters
maritime: cruise industry sales of technical supplies and services
fashion apparel and luxury goods: identifying quality brands internationally and establish partnerships; sourcing hand-made sustainable manufacturing; negotiating exclusive rights to sell franchise selection
activism: international relations focused on China, USA and Western Europe

I possess in-depth cultural knowledge and have well-established personal and business relations in

continental China - France and its DOM-TOM - Hong Kong - Italy - Japan - Switzerland - USA



"Express your opinion, only when your achievements, by far surpass those of the individual you are judging"



Saint Ambroeus cafè in New York, Pacific One in Hong Kong, the UN in Geneva, or anywhere in-between, I enjoy learning and hearing from new people. Let's connect with each other.

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"If the path ahead looks clear, look further!"



Industries I serve include...

Governments - NGO

_Think tank participation

_Case sensitive, intercountry negotiations via private diplomatic missions

_Political leadership guidance

_Confidential negotiations across party lines

_Consultation on strategic alliances



_Guest lectures: internationalization; entrepreneurship; approaching business in America, Asia, Western Europe, and Caribbean Isles; Impact of personal branding; Image enhancement


_Contributing on re-defining corporate direction for business development

_Leading the opening of new country divisions

_Private guidance and leadership intervention

_Leadership provided for restructuring, turnaround


_Personal branding and Image enhancement

_Corporate entry and exit guidance

_Corporate venture participation in a globalized market

_Internationalization and guidance on expansion into new markets

_Crisis intervention

_Evaluation of new ideas to bring to market

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