The UAE’s journey from knowledge importer to exporter

The UAE’s journey from knowledge importer to exporter


18 July, 2017

Modern economies are increasingly built around knowledge and the UAE has been planning for a post-oil knowledge economy for decades. Attracting global expertise was Phase I for the UAE. Now, the country has matured to the point it is able … Read More

Enabling Innovation

Enabling Innovation


1 June, 2017

Ten years ago when I started working in the container terminal business I learned what to do by shadowing my colleagues; picking up their skills – and faults – in a world of ‘we’ve always done it this way.’ I … Read More

HSE Excellence is not in the absence of failure!

HSE Excellence is not in the absence of failure!


21 May, 2017

Almost universally we all hear of tremendous progress being achieved in reducing the frequency of fatalities & serious injuries within our workplaces. This is undoubtedly due to the combined efforts of all of the key stakeholders and we should allow … Read More

When the game changes entirely.

When the game changes entirely.


8 January, 2017

Traditional businesses need to watch out for complete disruption.   The age of big disruption The history of business is littered with extinct businesses that just didn’t see the big change around the corner. Consider Eastman Kodak. The company that … Read More