High Performance Leadership

Experience the training successful business leaders use to consistently achieve great results.​

Orchestrating Winning Performance

IMD’s signature program brings you the latest business trends and thought leadership to revitalize your business and lead you forward.

World Competitiveness Ranking

The World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) is a comprehensive annual report and worldwide reference point on the competitiveness of countries.

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Custom Programs

IMD designed a bespoke program with Shell that drove commercial value in a changing world and empowered its executives to confidently tackle digital challenges.

Research & Insights
Competitiveness Ranking

The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking is based on 333 competitiveness criteria selected as a result of comprehensive research using economic literature, international, national, and regional sources, and feedback from the business community, government agencies, and academics.

Digital Competitiveness Ranking

The IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking assesses the capacity and readiness of an economy to adopt and explore digital technologies as a key driver for economic transformation in business, government, and wider society.

Talent Ranking

The IMD World Talent Ranking assesses the extent to which nations develop, attract, and retain talent for enterprises operating in those economies.

Smart City Index

Published by The Smart City Observatory (IMD and Singapore University of Technology and Design – SUTD). The Smart city index offers a balanced focus on the economic and technological aspects of smart cities on the one hand and the “humane dimensions” of smart cities (quality of life, environment, inclusiveness) on the other.

Sustainable Trade Index

The IMD World Competitiveness Center and the Hinrich Foundation combined their expertise in 2022 to build the Hinrich-IMD Sustainable Trade Index, to stimulate discussion among policymakers, business executives, and civil society leaders striving to advance sustainable and mutually beneficial global trade.

Meet the IMD Asia & Oceania Team

Gavin Hardipura

Country Director

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Greg Campbell

Country Director
Australia and New Zealand

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Naoshi Takatsu

Managing Partner
Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

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Poonkodi Thirumalai

Country Director
Malaysia and Singapore

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Ratnakar Varanasi

Country Associate Director

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Simon Craft

Executive Director
Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

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Yu Lian

Executive Director

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