1978-95, with ICI; former Executive Director of a major global business. Currently, Chairman, IeC and Chairman, NiTech Solutions. Co-Author of the influential e-book Boom, Gloom and the New Normal, which describes how demographic changes are taking global demand patterns in completely new directions. Writes on this topic for the Financial Times. Regular speaker at international conferences. Widely recognized for foresight in warning of the 2008 global financial crisis.