Our Team

Dr. Jack Jacoby

Executive Chairman


Jack is based in Australia and supports all global activity. Jack is an experienced corporate strategist. His professional career has been marked by exceptional achievements including five years spent as Director in Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Practice and a client list of hundreds of notable corporations.

His qualifications include a Doctorate of Business Administration (in organizational accountability to shareholders and shareholder metrics and their implications on business planning); a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Economics). He was an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University (2009-2015). Jack is author of 7 books on various topics.

Thierry Bayle

Thierry is a French National based in the UK. He brings over 25 years international experience (Europe, America, Asia..) with a thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the Fashion, Luxury and Retail world from Strategy to Execution.

He masters the work with all the key Fashion stakeholders and clients appreciate his holistic approach and critical thinking when dealing with Fashion projects. They also see him as a Growth and Change Accelerator.

He knows how to bring more value to the clients by thinking outside the box and is very familiar with the management of multicultural and cross functional Teams.

Thierry is also very much involved in the academic world, acting as visiting lecturer in Design and Graduate Business Schools such as HEC, Inseec, ModSpe .. and a regular keynote speaker at Trade Shows and Fashion Weeks worldwide: BIFF&BIL, Brighton Fashion Week, Bubble, Moda UK, Modtissimo, Pure, Skopje Fashion Week, Who’s Next …

Peter Lund

Peter is a Danish National based in Indonesia and services Asia. Peter is an innovative and entrepreneurial international senior executive experienced in setting up and managing new and existing business units worldwide, whilst generating results by focusing on financial targets.

He has extensive experience in start-up operations, particularly in understanding and managing the people-side of organisations with an additional talent for crosscultural management.

His speciality lies in global sourcing and quality assurance in the fashion industry, where he has dedicated over 30 years of his life living and working in many countries worldwide.

Dr. Paul D. R. Griffiths

Paul is a British national based in Chile and operates across the Americas. His areas of expertise are Strategy, Knowledge Management, Technology Management and how to align these as a platform for innovation. From an industry perspective he is highly experienced in financial services, professional services, retail and the utilities business.

Having worked in 15 countries, started up businesses from scratch in eight countries and being a keen observer of local cultures puts Paul in a class of his own in terms of cross-cultural entrepreneurship. For over twenty years he was on the global leadership teams of world-class consulting firms, serving the boards and CXO of blue-chip companies such as Zurich FS, Banco Santander, Mercedes Benz, Orica, Allianz-AGF, Nestle, ENDESA… which has exposed him to a broad set of corporate challenges.

Paul is also involved in the academic world, with a doctorate in business administration and having authored one book, co-authored another three, and published over thirty research papers in peer reviewed journals. He lectures in Strategy and Knowledge Management.