Alan Hargreaves has spent 35 years in financial services and business consulting. An economics graduate from the University of Sydney, he worked for 20 years in international finance and has built businesses in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.
Since returning to Australia, he has managed his own investment trust. His private equity and advisory services span IT, media, property, finance, communications and retail. Alans approach to management is highly effective, yet inspiringly simple. It focuses on real issues rather than strategic principles. His innovative mix of personal and collaborative action brings immediate traction.
He is author of the management book, Recharge, published by John Wiley and Sons. His passions are business, boats and breeding horses.
"Collaborate. The self-help revolution will not work if the self and the help are in the same hands." - Alan Hargreaves
14 June 2011 by Alan Hargreaves
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