We Provide Data-Driven Insights.


And We're Really Good At It.

Laurence Lau


Laurence founded The Golden Company in 2018 (formerly Ease Consulting) and brings analytical rigor and structured thinking to each project with an unrelenting focus on driving business value.


Laurence developed his analytical skills as a Wall Street quant and brings this rigorous training to each project, including financial analysis, backtesting, and stress testing if required. He has extensive experience in data requirement brainstorming + generation, data cleansing, data analysis, and data presentation.


Laurence earned his consulting skills at Strategy&. His experience at Strategy& and The Golden Company includes C-level strategic advisory for multinational organizations across industries and functions, including (but not limited to) corporate strategy, Private Equity value creation, and supply chain optimization. Laurence is a CFA Charterholder based in Boston.



  • MBA, MIT
  • BS, Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University



Diarmuid Early


Diarmuid has well over a decade of experience helping businesses (from start-ups to major global brands) make better decisions by understanding their data. He specializes in presenting and visualizing complex data in simple ways to allow people to find insight, and in building spreadsheets and applications with intuitive user interfaces.


Diarmuid started his career as a management consultant with BCG in London, then spent almost a decade in Deutsche Bank's Origination and Advisory division before deciding to offer his skills to a wider client base.


With a PhD in Computer Science, Diarmuid is well-placed to advise on model design, automation, and efficiency - and routinely turns client tasks from hours of manual work into a few button clicks. As a former CFA Charterholder, he also has the expertise to advise on and develop complex financial models. Diarmuid lives in New York with his wife and two children.


  • PhD, Computer Science, University College Cork
  • BSc, Mathematics and Physics, University College Cork



Dan Mayoh


Dan is a widely recognised world-class financial modeller and spreadsheet specialist with nearly two decades of experience in financial modelling and advisory, with a genuine passion for financial modelling and helping businesses and staff get the best out of Microsoft Excel.


He has a particular expertise in the construction, review and analysis of Project Finance and PPP models for Infrastructure assets, whether they be bid models or operations models.


Dan also has a strong background in the renewable energy sector. As a highly sought-after specialist, Dan provides consulting and advisory services to clients across Australia and abroad. He also undertakes regular speaking engagements worldwide and has been a guest lecturer to ANU’s actuarial program on financial modelling. Dan is based in Melbourne, Australia.




  • BS, Actuarial Science, The Australian National University