Colin Biggs has a twin career as an international management consultant and as a professor of international business (IB), specializing in future global trends and their IB implications.
Professor Biggs’ consulting career has included senior roles at both KPMG and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led an international team. He has worked in the UK, continental Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, and in particular the U.S., where he has lived and worked for five years – East Coast, Mid-West, and California.
He has a lead role in John Cabot University’s work in International Business (IB), and has been teaching the University’s IB Capstone for the last six years. He also teaches other courses in IB, International Management and Marketing. For three years during the 2010s he taught in California on the MBA Program at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Throughout his career he has fostered direct collaboration between leading businesses and higher education and was, for example, co-director of a major three-year joint research project with IBM UK Scientific Centre.