Bob Shead

Business Development Consultant

Bob Shead is a Career Diplomat, backed by his many years as a Business Development Consultant. As a Business Development Consultant, Bob combines personal attention and innovative thinking, client diversity and business savvy to help various businesses expand. In 2011, he joined the Philippine Business Leaders Forum as the Executive Director and was tasked to move the organization forward and expand all sectors of business and activities. In May 2010, he was recruited by the World Check as their Director Business Development and has raised the company’s profile amongst its main client base of financial institutions and MNCs operations in China. From 2009 to 2010, he worked with BA Holdings to advise and implement the company’s WFOE, also in China. Here, he was able to expand BA Holdings’ client base and successfully brought the new Cirrus3 project to the local market. In 2008, he joined to set up the international architects practice Henry J. Lyons & Partners as their Director for Business Development and has implemented their WFOE In his early career he has gained a valuable experience in the private sector when he was recruited by Control Risks in August 2006 in Shanghai to initiate the role of Business Development Director for the expansion of their operations in China.