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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.

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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
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