Randall Krantz

 

Strategic Advisor, Druck Holding & Investments, Bhutan

Randall holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from IESE Business School, where he co-founded the Responsible Business Club. He has a broad background in energy and environment, having worked as an Intern with a humanitarian NGO in El Salvador, as Field Engineer at General Electric Power Systems, and having held positions with a technology start-up in London working on fuel cell commercialization. 

Randall joined the GLF programme in 2005, working with the Environment Team, where, as one of the first members of the team, he laid the foundations of the Forum’s Climate Change Initiative. Later, he served as Director of the Sustainability Initiative, where he also managed the Sustainable Consumption project and the Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Consumption.

Currently, Randall works in Bhutan with Druk Holding & Investments where he serves as Strategic Advisor on long-term competitiveness to the CEO of the investment arm of the Bhutanese government, with the objective to transform Bhutan into a globally competitive economy guided by the principles of Gross National Happiness.

Through the Global Leadership Fellows programme, I was able to learn about the role of values in leadership decisions, especially in organizational and behavioural dynamics in complex and political systems. I have been able to apply these values to the work I am doing in Bhutan. Through public-private dialogue, the country can embrace the potential that a well-run private sector can bring to all stakeholders in the economy.” 

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