This inspirational book combines invaluable advice with remarkable and candid inside stories of thirty Indian business leaders. Uncompromising vision, a willingness to take risks and exceptional business acumen enabled these leaders to add value to the business fabric of India. Through a series of interviews, Peter Church details the paths they travelled, the obstacles they overcame and the important lessons they learnt along the way. Not only do these stories provide guidance to young entrepreneurs trying to decide whether and how to embark upon a business career, but they also provide valuable insights to those looking for tie-ups and investment in India. Enlightening and fascinating, Added Value celebrates larger-than-life ambition, inspired leadership, hard work and the twists and turns of fate.
Peter Church OAM holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Laws degree from the University of London. The countries and peoples of South East and South Asia have been his passion since childhood and he has spent almost all of his career involved with the Asian region as an international lawyer and corporate adviser. He is a founder and Chairman of AFG Venture Group, a corporate advisory firm (www.afgventuregroup.com) with operations in Australia, South East Asia and India and is Special Counsel to the English law firm, Stephenson Harwood (www.shlegal.com). He has a personal website www.peterchurch.com.au. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1994 for his services to the promotion of Australian business in South East Asia.