In 2010 Shaun obtained his MBA. Shaun’s research topic has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Aviation Psychology and centres on the practical application of the theory of evidence-based management, which seeks the use of the current, best evidence in management and decision-making. Over time, and using examples from the aviation industry, Shaun have developed an approach to decision making in business that can be applied during times of uncertainty and crisis.
Prior to establishing Read Advisory Services, Shaun was a Partner in PwC and Service Leader of the PwC Legal team, from October 2016 to June 2019. In this capacity Shaun spearheaded the drive to integrate the new legal service offering of PwC in a multidisciplinary approach to transactions.
From 2003 to 2016 Shaun served as a founding member/director of the law firm Read Hope Phillips a boutique corporate and commercial firm that advised on some of the largest corporate actions in South Africa, such as the original attempted de-listing and acquisition of Shoprite, the acquisition of Pep Stores by Brait and hostile bid for Adcock Ingram.
Shaun’s other work experience includes: