Larry Campbell is Senior Advisor to the CEO of The Saudi British Bank (SABB). In this capacity Larry works closely with the bank’s senior leadership team on a number of strategic initiatives, ranging across topics including digital, strategy, communications, data and knowledge management, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) change.
Prior to joining SABB, Mr Campbell was a Partner at KPMG China, where he specialised in financial services strategy and business development, in particular focused on wealth management and private banking. He was deeply involved in driving innovation, digital advancement and the financial technology (FinTech) agendas and advised KPMG's biggest banking sector clients on these topics.
Mr Campbell has 37 years of senior management experience spanning the financial services, technology and media sectors. Before joining KPMG in 2016, Mr Campbell was Group Chief Knowledge Officer with HSBC. During his 15-year career with HSBC, he led knowledge management globally, served on the bank’s Global Communications Executive Committee, and worked closely with the leadership of the bank’s global businesses and functions. In the early 2000s, he was responsible for the initial development and launch of HSBCnet, the bank's global transaction banking platform.
Mr Campbell has a Master’s Degree in Strategic Knowledge Management from Middlesex University. He is an Associate Tutor with the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, and a TED speaker.
Mr Campbell began his career as a journalist in the mid 1980s in Sri Lanka. He moved to Hong Kong in 1987 and specialised in technology journalism, founding the Technology Post section of the South China Morning Post in 1990. He became an independent publisher and entrepreneur in the 1990s, setting up a number of successful digital ventures. In 2001, Mr Campbell joined what became HSBC's Global Banking and Markets business.
He is a regular publisher of thought leadership on topics ranging from wealth management, digital, knowledge management, ESG, and change management.
Independent Consultant and Researcher
John P. Wilson is an independent consultant and researcher with wide experience of change in both the academic and private sectors. He has worked as a consultant with a wide range of organisations and has spent two years working in Sweden, and four years in Saudi Arabia for an oil company. He has directed an MEd in Training and Development which ran in the UK, Ireland and Singapore.
John was previously the HEIF (Higher Education Innovation Fund) Programme Manager for Continuing Professional Development at the University of Oxford, supporting existing qualification and short courses, as well as developing new programmes which encourage knowledge transfer between the University and external organisations.
He has published widely and has edited International Human Resource Development: Learning, Education and Training for Individuals and Organizations, compiled the Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment, and authored, Dream: Your Life, Your Future.
John is a member of the British Standards Institute Knowledge Management Systems Committee which is contributing to the development of ISO knowledge management standards.
Books written/edited by Dr John Wilson:
- Experiential Learning: A Handbook for Education, Training and Coaching, 3rd edition. London, Kogan Page. Beard, C. M. and Wilson, J. P. (2013)
- International Human Resource Development: Learning, Education and Training for Individuals and Organizations London: Kogan Page. Wilson, J. P. (2012)
- The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment. Milton Park: Routledge Falmer. Wilson, J. P. (2010).
- The Call Centre Training Handbook: A Complete Guide to Learning and Development in Contact Centres. London: Kogan Page. Wilson, J. P. (2009).