Biography

Clay Chandler is a Hong Kong-based author, commentator and former McKinsey consultant with more than two decades' experience living and working in Asia. Drawing on his deep knowledge of the region's 'big three' economies, China, Japan and India, as well as emerging markets in Southeast Asia, he has led several influential publishing projects that have helped to shape global perceptions of Asia's challenges and opportunities. In 2014, after five years with McKinsey, Clay founded The Barrenrock Group, an independent consultancy specializing in investment research, communication strategy, content development and media industry advisory work. Barrenrock serves a limited number of large multinational clients by providing distinctive insight and analysis, and helping senior executives frame their ideas, sharpen their message, and establish authentic connections with stakeholders.