Banham combines many years as a Corporate Executive reporting into the highest levels of multinationals - most recently to the CEO of Oracle, Larry Ellison - with a deep grasp of history. With a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire and a PhD in History from the Australian Defence Force Academy he takes an academic approach to the scientific application of the capitalisation of intangible heritage.
Sounds complex? It's not. Customers and citizens simply respond to roots and nostalgia; their own, and those of the organisations who serve them.
Every organisation, Public or Private, can turn intangible history and heritage into active goodwill.
Qualifications & Experience
Banham is the Honorary Editor of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Hong Kong. He has worked with a number of governments on cultural heritage, including hosting visits from foreign dignitaries up to Prime Minister level. He has has helped with and/or appeared in historical television and radio documentaries in Canada, Hong Kong, and the UK, working with companies such as TVB, the History Channel, BBC, and Channel 4. This includes interviews at the Peninsula Hotel for 2019’s My Grandfather’s War with Sir Mark Rylance. Banham has contributed to many websites, newspaper columns, books, and films, and is himself the author of many historical books and articles.
Not the Slightest Chance: The Defence of Hong Kong, published by Hong Kong University Press and the University Press of British Columbia, 2003.