Paul Hunter is Chief Executive of the Strategic Management Institute (SMI), a research and education organisation committed to the collection and dissemination of knowledge in strategy and leadership. The primary offering of the SMI is the delivery of a Certified Strategy Practitioner (CSP) accreditation program, its aim to raise the standard of practice in strategy to that of a profession. Paul has conducted many courses in strategy and leadership including the highly regarded Senior Leader Strategy Master Class. This course, and other associated Emerging Senior Leader courses have been developed into an e learning platform; now available through the SMI’s alliance partner CrossKnowledge (a Division of Wiley Publishing). Paul holds a Doctor of Business Administration and is a past partner of a global consulting firm. Paul Is also the author of the book used to structure and illustrate his approach to the Practice of Strategy, its title is The Seven Inconvenient Truths of Business Strategy.