Mehrdad Baghai is a world-renowned strategy and leadership expert and is the author of three international management bestsellers. He is the chairman of Alchemy Growth, a boutique advisory firm. Previously, he completed a three-year term as an Executive Director of the CSIRO and before that, he was the co-leader of the worldwide growth practice at McKinsey & Company.
With his wife Roya, Mehrdad founded High Resolves, an international not-for-profit that has empowered over 200,000 Australian teenagers to be purposeful global citizens and leaders. Mehrdad has reduced his business interests to serve as CEO of High Resolves and to drive its expansion into Canada, the U.S., Brazil and China.
Mehrdad earned an M.P.P. as a Kennedy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, a J.D. with high honours at Harvard Law School, as well as a B.S.E. with highest honours at Princeton University.