Peter Verhezen

Peter is the Principal of Verhezen & Associates Ltd, a management consultancy company that advises boards on corporate governance and integrated risk management throughout Asia and Australia. He is also a Principal Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor in the field of Corporate Governance and International Business at the Faculty of Business & Economics at the University of Melbourne (Australia) and Adjunct Professor in Strategy and Risk Management in Emerging Markets at the Melbourne Business School (University of Melbourne). Moreover, he used to be Fellow at the Ash Institute for Governance and Asian Studies of the Harvard Kennedy School (USA) with whom he still collaborates. He is also Adjunct Professor of Strategy at the Vlerick Management School and Visiting Professor of Strategy at the University of Antwerp (his Alma Maters in Belgium). He used to be the Managing Partner of C-Consulting and Cimad Pacific, an ICT consultancy spin off from IBM, which he ran for about 15 years (within the ASEAN-Australia region). During the Asian crisis in 1997, he was Senior Financial Advisor for IBRA (Ministry of Finance of Indonesia). He received his MA in International Relations from the University of Antwerp (Belgium), his MBA in Finance from Leuven Business School in association with Chicago Booth School of Business. He also pursued his studies in philosophy at the University of Leuven (Belgium) where he obtained his MA and PhD.