Shad is a Partner with Strategy& who has had extensive consulting and operational business experience over 20 years in financial services across Australia and Asia. He has a focus on leading strategy-driven transformation in complex environments, combining his corporate operational and transformation experience with rigorous strategy consulting discipline.
Shad spent almost 10 years of his formative career at Strategy&, where he focused on strategy development, ranging from high level corporate and growth strategies to market entry and business transformation strategies. He has led large scale project teams and his experience ranges across a very wide range of industries including financial services, airlines, manufacturing and automotive, as well as a broad range of geographies including Australasia, US and South East Asia.
He has also held a number of senior executive roles across Asia for over 11 years, including:
- Functional COO at HSBC Asia Pacific responsible for operations of around 1000 human resources staff and leading regional transformation across 19 countries in one of the world’s largest banks in a complex cultural and regulatory environment
- Senior Vice President at Galaxy Entertainment Group, responsible for organisational development and strategy for one of the world’s largest gaming and hospitality groups, with a turnover on par with the whole of Las Vegas
- COO and General Manager Transformation at National Australia Bank, Asia, with responsibility for all Asia business operations in Asia and a major transformation of the business to enable rapid growth in Asia
He has an MBA from Stanford University, California and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Monash University.