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Haydn Pound

Director, OEMD Consulting

Haydn Pound

Director, OEMD Consulting

Experience & Background

Haydn Pound is a management consultant and investor with a broad background in governance and management. His expertise includes strategy development and implementation, managerial accounting and control, performance reporting, and organizational effectiveness. He is also a talented educator with significant executive education, facilitation, and corporate training experience.

Previously, he was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Australia. Before that, he worked in Melbourne, Chicago, and Manchester with PwC where he was a manager in the firm’s taxation and technology consulting group. In mid-2014 he sold Advant Group Pty Ltd, a marketing technology and services firm he founded in 2008. Today, he consults to a range of Australian companies and is an advisor to CareGiverAsia, a Singapore-based tech start-up. He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Box Hill Institute, a major Australian provider of vocational and higher education services, and was previously a Director of the Goulburn Valley Water Corporation.

Pound holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting, Dean’s List) and a Master of Business Administration (Melbourne Business School and the University of Chicago) in which he graduated with first class honors and received the CUB Award of Distinction. He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He teaches in the leading MBA, EMBA, and executive education programs at IMD, the London Business School, and other top schools in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He has won INSEAD’s Outstanding Teacher award on multiple occasions. At IMD, he specializes in the facilitation of strategic planning and organizational leadership programs, along with executive coaching for managers and executives.

Pound holds a fixed wing commercial pilot’s license with a multi-engine command instrument rating and a formation flight endorsement. He flies regularly from Moorabbin, Melbourne’s general aviation airport, in a Cirrus SR22.

Expertise & Interests

Strategic planning and innovation, organizational effectiveness and leadership, aviation and transportation, management education.

Contributions to IMD

Facilitated sessions on strategic planning and innovation. Coaching, workshop facilitation.