Dominic Swords has a background in financial markets and regulation having worked in Economic Intelligence at the Bank of England during the 80s and has worked in Business Schools for some 20 years having held full time and visiting posts at Henley Business School, London Business School and Stockholm School of Economics amongst others.
Dominic brings a deep and pragmatic understanding of the impact of market change on the strategic, operational and financial needs and resourcing of organisations. He consults with a range of businesses and is a regular speaker at corporate conferences worldwide on the business impact of economic change.
He has over 15 years of international experience having run client projects in the EU, the US, India, the Far East (in Hong Kong, mainland China, Malaysia and Japan) and Australia and is currently consulting with an Indian Bank on the development and implementation of its 2020 strategic plans as well as a Vietnam based retail group assessing its acquisitions strategy.
Dominic attended the London School of Economics gaining a BSc (Econ) in International Trade and Development followed by an MPhil in Policy Studies at Cranfield School of Management. He has a Doctorate in Financial Economics from Henley Business School in which he developed a financial modelling methodology to evaluate the Shareholder Value impact of corporate innovation productive capability. He has written widely for practitioner and academic publications in the areas of Business Economics. Strategic Management and Innovation including:
‘Business Innovation Guide: secrets from the inside’
‘How HR Business Partners can be more commercial’ and
‘The Road to Growth is Not Just Paved with BRICS’