دبي , United Arab Emirates
Home page: http://twitter.com/BradBoyson
Brad Boyson is an international expert in optimizing human capital and
implementing global best practices. He holds the rare distinction of having first-
hand HR work experience on every inhabited continent having supervised over 120
different nationalities. One of the first people in the world to have earned
professional HR certification in two international jurisdictions (USA & Canada), he
also earned the inaugural designations of GPHR, HRMP & HRBP.
A graduate of both BCIT & UBC business schools, majoring in finance and
industrial relations respectively, he also holds a Masters Degree majoring in HR
from the Thomas Edison School of Business. His HR Master's thesis, The HR-
Leadership Gap, outlines the convergence between strategic HR and the principles
of applied leadership. While at BCIT he was awarded the Mayne Loomis
scholarship for finishing in the top of his class. Mr. Boyson has complemented his
business acumen with additional graduate / masters level studies in computer
science and e-commerce.
While serving as the national HR manager in Canada for one of the largest
corporations in the world, Mitsubishi Corporation, he was promoted to the elite
status of International Staff. Thereafter, Mr. Boyson was the Director of HR
experiencing the full life cycle of a silicon-based dotcom.
An accomplished athlete, Mr. Boyson has completed two Ironman triathlons,
including the world championship in Hawaii. He has also completed the
Sea2Summit adventure race in Whistler British Columbia, the alpine venue hosting
the 2010 Olympic Games. As a teenager he held records in competitive swimming
and represented Canada in international ice hockey.
Interests: Transpatriate, global nomad, third culture adult, canuck diaspora, seaman's record
book holder &
Published writer: Yes