Nigel Cumberland Nigel Cumberland is a global citizen who is half Burmese and half English. He has spent the last 30 years living and working in locations as diverse as Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Yangon, Budapest, Santiago, Dubai, Guatemala City and Kuala Lumpur. He has many years of being a governor and board member of various international schools and has also provided pro-bono help to various not-for-profit organisations including Teach for India. He is the co-founder of The Silk Road Partnership, a global provider of executive coaching and leadership training solutions. He previously worked with various multinationals and also co-created an award-winning recruitment firm in Hong Kong and China, which was sold to Hays plc in 2006. Educated at Cambridge University, he is a Fellow of the UK's Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the author of a range of best-selling self-help and leadership books, available in over 25 languages, and is a Freeman of the City of London.