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 organisational effectiveness. He is also a talented educator with significant executive education, facilitation and corporate training experience.

Previously Haydn 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.

Haydn 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 Honours and received the CUB Award of Distinction. He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and an Executive-In-Residence at IMD Business School. Presently he teaches into 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. With IMD, he specialises in the facilitation of strategic planning and organisational leadership programs, along with executive coaching for managers and executives.

Haydn holds a fixed wing Commercial Pilot Licence 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. Haydn lives in Melbourne with his wife and daughter.

Expertise & interests:

Strategic planning & innovation; Organisational effectiveness & leadership; Aviation & transportation; Management education.

Contributions to IMD:

Facilitated sessions on strategic planning & innovation; Coaching; Workshop facilitation.