Al Chalabi is an entrepreneur and business advisor with a diverse professional background. He grew up in the UK and studied Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Southampton. Al started his career in Canada, working as an engineer in process automation systems. After his MBA, he worked as a management consultant, specialising in technology, strategy and operations, based out of Hong Kong. Since 2008, Al has been running CASP-R, a firm he founded to provide independent research and advisory services to investors and corporations, with a focus on real estate and technology. He is active in various Hong Kong-based angel investor groups that provide seed and growth funding to Asian-based tech and healthcare companies.