From long-standing practice as a clinical and organisational psychologist, now recognised also internationally as a specialist in applied neuroscience with senior individuals, organisations, and as a leading author in the field.
A founding member of APECS and its second Chairman, Dr Paul Brown is Faculty Professor, Organizational Neuroscience, Monarch Business School Switzerland; Chairman, the International Business Group, Ho Chi Minh City and attached to the Department of Science and Technology Energy Conservation Centre, HCMC; External Advisor, International Energy Research Centre, the Tyndall National Institute, University of Cork, Ireland; International Chairman of the Vietnam Consulting Group, Ho Chi Minh City; International Director of SIRTailors, HCMC, and Chairman of Global Leaders /Executive Coaching Vietnam. He teaches as a guest lecturer at the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program in HCMC; spent two years within the Science Division of the Office of the Prime Minister, Lao PDR; and taught annually at the UK's Royal College of Defence Studies for twenty-five years. He has a long-standing professional advisory interest in how family businesses are handed on to the next generation; and in innovation, creativity, start-ups and incubators.
A clinical and organisational psychologist and executive coach and supervisor, he has co-authored Neuropsychology for Coaches: understanding the basics (2012) McGraw-Hill/Open University Press; River Dragon (a novel, 2014); Neuroscience for Leadership: harnessing the brain gain advantage (2015) Palgrave Macmillan (which won Gold in the 2016 Chartered Management Institute's 'Management Book of the Year' awards); and The Fear-Free Organization (2015) Kogan Page. He writes a monthly column called Brain Gain for the IEDP management magazine Developing Leaders.
Dr Paul lives in Vietnam and consults and teaches in S E Asia, Europe and America. He has created and teaches through the Professional Development Foundation / Middlesex University London a world-first distance-learning Masters program in Applied Neuroscience in Organisations
The Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision (APECS) is the top level professional membership body for executive coaching, supervision, and advisory services to corporate organisations.