Instructor's Summary

Mr. John Hardy

Mr. John Hardy, MBA, BA, is an International Expert in Financial & Project Management with over 45 years of practical experience within several different industries. His expertise includes Financial Markets Regulations, Project Finance Management, Risk Analysis & Management, Business Process Analysis & Modeling, Strategic Management, Foreign Exchange, Trading, Market & Financial Analysis, Business Planning, Total Productivity Measurement & Improvement, Budgeting, Project Implementation, Operations Management, Cost Control & Resource Allocation Management, Productivity Enhancement, International Treasury Management, and Procurement & Stock Management.

Currently, Mr. Hardy provides consultancy services for banking and investment organizations internationally. With his 15 years experience as a banking & capital markets consultant, he has worked with projects all over the US, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East, undertaking numerous challenging assignments for organizations such as JP Morgan Chase, Pricewaterhouse-Coopers, USAID, Bankworld, Gulf Banking, Enterplan-UN, UK/French Government, Singer EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit), Intercap Investments, P&O Group, Dow Jones, Bank of China and Casserly Hotels.

During his career life, Mr. Hardy had occupied several important positions such as being the Managing Consultant, Vice President for Treasury, Senior Vice President for Economic & Business Publications, Capital Markets Analyst, Resident Consultant, Economist and as Strategic Planner. Herein, he spearheaded majority of the organizational activities related to Strategic Planning & Performance Measures, Project Finance, Asset/Liability Management, Financial Analysis, Microfinance, Banking & Capital Markets Assessment, Worldwide Treasury Analysis & Review, Cash Flow Management, Liquidity Risk Management, Stock Exchange Planning, Bond Issuance study, and Commercial Banking & Capital Markets Risk Analysis & Management.

Mr. Hardy’s experience was not only confined to the business industry alone. He was also able to impart his knowledge by engaging himself with researches and lectures for several universities such as the University of Bradford Management Centre & Liverpool University and holding training courses for numerous commercial & industrial companies like those on Project Finance, Business Management, Financial Market Analysis, Treasury & Asset/Liability Management, Financial Management, Privatization, Stock Exchange, and Investment Banking.

Mr. Hardy has Master and Bachelor degrees in Economics & Finance and Diploma in Finance & Accounting. He had also been a recipient of professional credit trainings and Advanced Management programmes. Furthermore, he is an active and a well-regarded member of the Arab Bankers Association of North America, the New York Executives Group, the New York Society of Security Analysts Asset Management Group, the Financial Executives Group, the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) and the Development Executives Group.