The Power of Peripheral Vision in Strategic Thinking

Dr. Robert Wright
Associate Professor, Department of Management and Marketing, PolyU

Dr. Wright is a multi-award winning teacher and researcher and has been an educator for over 28 years. Dr. Wright is also the Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Education (JME) and sits on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Review (AMR) and Organisational Research Methods (ORM). He is also the immediate past Chairperson of the Teaching Community of American Strategic Management Society (SMS) covering over 3,000+ strategy professors in 80+ countries.

Outside of academia he is a Fellow and served on the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management between 1998 - 2012 and was associated with them for over 20+ years. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Dr. Wright is a graduate of executive development programs in IMD in Switzerland, and the Harvard Business School.

Dr. Gregg Li
Professor of Practice, PolyU
Independent Non-Executive Director of Urban Renewal Authority
Governor of Tung Wah College
Chairman of Invotech

Dr. Li has founded 10 companies; help transformed and repaired a few hundred more in his 30 years as a governance and management consultant to family businesses, from Silicon Valley to Hong Kong. He has advised a range of innovative companies such as LKK, Mercedes Benz, IBM, the World Bank, and the MTRC. Dr. Li started his career in Washington, D. C., as a Systems Information Engineer.

Dr. Li contributes to CG journals and magazines on applications and new practices in governance and innovation. He has enjoyed developing new learning programmes for senior executives with programmes in strategy, innovation, governance and risk management with a number of well-known institutions, including Tsinghua, Fudan, Bombay Management Institute, in Vietnam with the World Bank, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Financial Times. Dr. Li is currently the Executive Chairman of Invotech (a do-tank in innovation), an advisor to several boards including Washington University in St. Louis; a Vice Chairman at BPF, which drafted Hong Kong’s mini-constitution. He served as the University of Hawaii Shilder College’s International Executive-in-Residence in 2013 and 2014.

Ms. Nancy Tse
Independent Non-Executive Director of Wheelock and Company Limited, Link Asset Management Limited (Manager of Link REIT) and DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Ms. Tse was the former CFO and Director (Finance & IT Services) of Hospital Authority. She was responsible for the overall finance function, including setting its strategic direction and policies, funding discussion with the Government, financial planning, management and reporting, resource allocation, treasury management and corporate development initiatives, with financial performance accountability to the Board, the Government and other stakeholders. She also oversaw the management of IT services provision to all hospitals/institutions.

Ms. Tse is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Wheelock and Company Limited, Link Asset Management Limited (Manager of Link Real Estate Investment Trust); as well as DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. She also sits on the boards or committees of a number of charitable organisations and NGOs. She holds honorary teaching position at another Hong Kong university. She has been active in Corporate Governance projects with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and she was a Council Member of HKICPA in 2009 and 2010.