Have you, Rod, previously worked with your brother, Dr. Ian Macdonald of Macdonald Associates Consultancy? Are you familiar with his business modeling?
Yes, I worked with my brother in my spare time through the 1980s and am familiar with his modeling. At that time we were working in Australia for CRA and COMALCO. I did some further work in the early 1990s before eventually working for COMACLO in the US in 1994. I found his work immensely useful and continue to learn a lot from him. It certainly helped me a great deal during my 20 years of operating in the corporate world world wide.
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