Rupert Wilson

Rupert Wilson is the owner and managing director of Strategic Business Consulting in the U.K.

Prior to founding the company in 2000, he worked at Rothmans International for 17 years in a variety of senior management positions in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and at Rothmans’ global head office, specializing in business development, project management and strategic planning.

Wilson is now a retained consultant to many major financial institutions in Asia, the U.K. and the U.S., advising on their global tobacco investments. He has also been for many years one of the top-ranked tobacco and luxury goods analysts in South Africa, according to the annual Financial Mail analyst rankings.