CEO – Partner
B.Sc MBA Exec.Ed.Harvard Business
Roland is the CEO of Blue Ocean Consulting, a professional services company, and is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). He has run several businesses, advised boards, and consulted to many companies around the world. He is the author of Evolution: By Design™, a business framework to shift organisations from Product to Customer to deliver sustainable growth.
Starting with a Bachelor’s in Commercial Engineering and rounding that off with a Master in Business at the University of Brussels, Roland has continued his education through multiple Executive programmes at Harvard Business School.
Roland has a passion for solutions. He sees organisations as a solution waiting to happen and using his substantial financial and consulting experience he dives deep into organisations to increase their performance. Roland is a regular speaker at industry events and leads a range of NZTE Regional Business Partners workshops on strategy, customer experience, and digital transformation.
Roland's personal statement of leadership is, "Always remember to keep Peter Pan alive"; lead authentically, without fears, enjoying the moment.