Greg Clydesdale lectures in the Department of Business Management, Lincoln University, New Zealand. His PhD examined why countries gain and lose industrial leadership and is particularly apt to the current global economic situation. His first book: Entrepreneurial Opportunity: The Right Place at the Right Time, was published in 2009. The Rise and Fall of Economic Empires has been published in Korea as Movement of Wealth and Brazil as Cargas. He is widely published in academic journals. His broad range of work experiences includes consultancy for Ngai Tahu Development Corporation (a Maori tribe), working for the Customs Department and, as Special Projects Manager for Perkins Hargreaves, he coordinated the mergers and takeovers of some of New Zealand's leading companies. Greg also has a business producing the music of J. S. Bach, and published a textbook on the Music Industry (the result of research supported by a grant from New Zealand Arts Council).