Global Director, Foresight, Research and Innovation
Educated as geologist, engineer and architect. Former Professor at: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich; University of Oregon; Chinese University of Hong Kong; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1999, invited to join the Arup Group as Director, R&D; became an entrepreneur; 2002, founded the Foresight, Innovation + Incubation team; has led hundreds of workshops and strategy sessions exploring the potential impact of key drivers of change within sectors, including hotels and leisure, banking and retail. Author, facilitator, international speaker, futurist, strategist and commentator on contemporary global change.