Patrick Lambe was originally trained in Library Science and worked as a professional librarian in special and academic libraries in the UK before moving to Singapore in 1991. He arrived in knowledge management via a second career in training and development and elearning. Patrick is the author of Organising Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge and Organisation Effectiveness(Chandos 2007). In addition to being Principal Consultant at Straits Knowledge he is an Adjunct Professor in KM at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Visiting Professor in the KIM PhD programme at Bangkok University, 2-term past President of the Information and Knowledge Management Society http://www.ikms.org/ and a member of the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management For Development Journal, and Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation. His 2011 paper on "The Unacknowledged Parentage of Knowledge Management" won a Highly Commended Award in the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012.