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Richard Watson

Best-selling author, lecturer and futurist speaker, Richard Watson can inspire audiences with his insightful strategies for the future. An expert at predicting future trends and looking at what customers need, Richard can help your company explore emerging growth opportunities and think through scenarios to help businesses plan effectively. Professional and knowledgeable, Richard is a consummate speaker.

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Richard Watson Biography

futurist, ‘scenario planner’ and keynote speaker, Richard Watson strives to help organizations prepare for current and future trends and scenarios affecting various industries.

Pulling together information from multiple sources, he focuses on strategic foresight and scenario planning.

He has worked with some of the world’s most impressive corporations, including Ministry of Defence, McDonald’s, Virgin, IBM, KPMG, Arla Foods, General Electric, and London Business School.

Richard is the publisher of What’s Next – a global trends report that provides concise commentary on some of the drivers of change within the macro-environment and speculates about future risks and opportunities.

He is also a founding member of Futures House - a specialist scenario planning consultancy.

He has written several books including: Future Files: 5 Trends...

futurist, ‘scenario planner’ and keynote speaker, Richard Watson strives to help organizations prepare for current and future trends and scenarios affecting various industries.

Pulling together information from multiple sources, he focuses on strategic foresight and scenario planning.

He has worked with some of the world’s most impressive corporations, including Ministry of Defence, McDonald’s, Virgin, IBM, KPMG, Arla Foods, General Electric, and London Business School.

Richard is the publisher of What’s Next – a global trends report that provides concise commentary on some of the drivers of change within the macro-environment and speculates about future risks and opportunities.

He is also a founding member of Futures House - a specialist scenario planning consultancy.

He has written several books including: Future Files: 5 Trends for the Next 50 Years (2007); Future Minds: How the Digital Age is Changing Our Minds (2010). The Future: 50 Ideas you Really Need to Know (2012) and Future Vision: Scenarios for the World in 2040 (2012).

Moreover, he has contributed to various publications worldwide, including Fast Company (US) Retail Banking Review (Aus) and Future Orientation (Denmark).

Richard's areas of expertise include innovation, retail, media, airlines and banking, and his speaking topics include:

- Trends (current and future)

- Strategic foresight or the future of specific industries

- Customer segments

For further information or to book Richard Watson, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email us on #EMAIL##

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