At Inspirefest 2018, chief growth officer Niamh Given outlined the core values to succeed as an entrepreneur.

Niamh Given, who is based in New Zealand, has enjoyed a stellar career in Asia.

She previously worked alongside ‘Mr China’, Liam Casey, at PCH International and helped him grow a global supply chain business to more than $1bn in revenues.

Today, she is chief growth officer at, an innovation platform that is enabling start-ups to achieve the extraordinary through access to investment, partnerships and community engagement across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Her advice? “One, question everything. Two, embrace uncertainty. Three, show up. And if you live by these rules and this attitude to life, you will unlock amazing potential.”


Words by John Kennedy