Maggie Gorse is a specialist of New Business Models for Innovation, with research & consulting projects that specifically address the implications of globalization & post-industrial economic transformation. As Managing Director of Verlion Pte Ltd, Singapore, she brings clients two areas of business expertise:
- Value Creation for Stakeholders
- Managing for Sustainable Stakeholder Value
- New Business Models
- Economic Transformation & the Post-Industrial Economy
Advisor to management of international companies as well as to start-ups, Maggie Gorse works with a wide range of industries on innovation projects, and has served companies in Europe, Africa and Asia with 30 years of practical consulting and executive training. Among other projects, her work on Operating Risk Management Awareness at a major European Insurance group assisted the company in improving their risk management culture and preparedness. She is an advisor to SME’s and start-ups, focusing on their Business Model risks, and their scalability.
She is active on the Advisory Boards of several start-ups, and is a Member of the Board of Management of Technology Innovation International (TII), and a Member of the United Nations ESCAP Task Force for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Maggie Gorse keeps pace with intellectual developments in business through her role as visiting professor in universities in Europe and Asia, and received the «2015 Laureate for Academic Excellence – Best Professor » award from the ESSEC Foundation Awards Committee.
She is regularly invited to speak at international conferences, notably on economic transformation and new business models. As a member of TII (Technology Innovation International) she presents new concepts and runs workshops in international forums organized by that institution.
She has developed numerous customized business case studies for corporations and universities, commissioned by clients in Aeronautics, Telecommunications Financial Services, Media and other fields, treating questions of risk management in innovative ventures, new business models assessment and design, and valuation of new projects.
She began her career with international loan syndication at Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York, then pursued her finance career in Paris at IBM EMEA Headquarters with several positions at European headquarter level in Finance and Pricing over 15 years. She founded Gorse Analysts, an executive consulting and training company located in France over 25 years ago, with an international clientele in several sectors, before moving to Singapore with the creation of Verlion Pte Ltd.
Maggie Gorse received her MBA from Columbia University, New-York, with majors in Finance, International Business and Marketing, and was awarded Beta Gamma Sigma at graduation. She received a BA in the Philosophy of Mathematics from Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania.