David Lal is Professor and Dean at the Kazakh-British Technical University (Almaty, Kazakhstan) and his Chair is sponsored by HSBC Bank (Kazakhstan). He is Visiting Professor at the Robert Gordon University (Scotland) and he graduated with MBA and PhD from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland). David spent almost 14 years in the electronics industry with several multinational organisations before entering academia. Currently, he is heavily involved in consultancy and research within the finance and energy sectors and delivers courses to employees and students from many companies and countries. His primary research focuses on corporate-level strategic decision-making, organisational behaviour, environmental management strategy and international business.