Talks by Richard Watson


Richard Watson talk

This is a full list of my speaking engagements. If you would like to book me for a talk about emerging trends, strategic foresight or scenario planning (or you are looking for an engaging and provocative futurist speaker) please ask your speaker agent about me or email me directly.

  • London Stock Exchange, 26 January 2017
  • Air BP, 25 January 2017
  • EDF Energy, 18 January 2017
  • Weetabix, 6 January 2017
  • EDF Energy, 12 December 2016
  • Santander, 7 December 2016
  • Northampton Business School, 15 November 2016
  • SAB Miller Europe, 5 October 2016
  • Stamford Schools, 3 October 2016
  • Lazard Asset Management, 29 September 2016
  • King’s Fund, 21 September 2016
  • Cambridge Business School, 20 September 2016
  • Northern Collaboration, 15 September 2016
  • Imperial Business School, 7 September 2016
  • Liburnicon, Croatia, 19-20 August 2016
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival, 13 August 2016
  • Nationwide 6 July 2016
  • IIBN breakfast, 5 July 2016
  • Nationwide, 29 June 2016
  • Northumbrian Water Group, 21 June 2016
  • Lloyd’s of London, LBS, 20 June 2016
  • Nationwide, 1 June 2016
  • APG, Strategy vs. Robots, 25 May 2016
  • Retail Excellence Ireland, 10 May 2016
  • Hackstock, 29 April 2016
  • D&AD Festival, 21 April 2016
  • Sydney Writers’ Festival, 16-20 April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Berlin, March 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Real Estate Event, February 2016
  • London Business School, EY Account Leaders, 7 December 2015
  • Worth Abbey School, 4 December 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard, London, 3 November 2015
  • Wolters Kluwer, Discovery Day, November 2015
  • Porsche Holdings GmbH, November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Internal Event, 6 October 2015
  • PWC Warsaw, October 2015
  • The King’s Fund, 30 September 2015
  • PWC Warsaw, 21 September 2015
  • Stationer’s Hall, 14 September 2015
  • The King’s Fund, London, 10 July 2015
  • P&G, Wella Business Network, 6 July 2015
  • AANA breakfast, 15 May 2015
  • Arla (London Business School), 28 May 2015
  • Towers Watson, New York, 8 May 2015
  • Towers Watson, London, 18 March 2015
  • HR Grapevine, 12 March 2015
  • Digifest, Birmingham, 10 March 2015
  • Porsche Holding, Salzburg, 26-28 January 2015
  • KPMG breakfast, London, 22 January 2015
  • Arla (London Business School), 14 December 2014
  • Civil Society tech conference, 26 November 2014
  • Stamford Schools, 27 November 2014
  • CSIRO, Sydney, 6 November 2014
  • Stationers’ Hall, 3 November 2014
  • Towers Watson, Hong Kong, 16 October 2014
  • Lancaster University, 14 October 2014
  • Malvern Innovation Festival, 8 October 2014
  • Arla (London Business School), 25 September 2014
  • NHS Leicestershire event, 25 November 2014
  • King’s Fund, London, 24 September 2014
  • Trader Forum, Berlin, 11 September 2014
  • Augusta Westfield, Florence, 9 September 2014
  • Arla (London Business School), 4 September 2014
  • ICAEW, 3 September 2014
  • Lazard Investments, 3 September 2014
  • Porsche Holding (London Business School), 7 July 2014
  • Arla (London Business School), 25 June 2014
  • JTI (London Business School), 17 June 2014
  • Private Equity event, Oslo, 12 June 2014
  • Blue Rubicon, 2 June 2014
  • Moore Stephens, 22 May 2014
  • Ferry Foods, 15 May 2014
  • Cambridge University, 12 May 2014
  • KPMG, 30 April 2014
  • NHS, 29 April 2014
  • PWC, private dinner, 23 April 2014
  • NHS, 16 April 2014
  • London Business School, 27 March 2014
  • IPEX 2014, 28 March 2014
  • Bibliotheekplaza, Amsterdam 13 March 2014
  • NHS Innov8, 4 March 2014
  • Towers Watson, 3 March 2014
  • IMR Private Dinner, 6 February 2014
  • InQ-Tel, San Jose, 5 February 2014
  • Towers Watson, 21 January 2014
  • NHS Leadership Institute, 20 January 2014
  • London Business School, 30 January 2014
  • Esade Business School, 7 November 2013
  • Ministry of Defence, 30 October 2013
  • ISIS Equity Partners, 17 October 2013
  • Cambridge University, 14 October 2013
  • Jones Lang LaSalle, 26 September 2013
  • Citibank, Brussels, 19 September 2013
  • Stonehage (Judge Business School), 11 September 2013
  • Arla (London Business School), 5 September 2013
  • Nestlé HR, Vevey, 10 July 2013
  • Mitsui (London Business School), 18 June 2013
  • AXA UK, Customer of the Future, 11 June 2013
  • Creditflux CLO Symposium, 7 May 2013
  • Boarding Schools Association, 30 April 2013
  • State Library of NSW, 18 April 2013
  • Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford, 7 March 2013
  • Scottish Libraries, 28 February 2013
  • BCSC, Global Futurescape, 13 February 2013
  • Bett 2013, 30 January 2013
  • Ministry of Defence, DSTL, 15 January 2013
  • Arla Foods, Denmark, 10 January 2013
  • LBS, IEP workshop, 6 December 2012
  • KPMG, Paris, 4 December 2012
  • Barilla, Milan, 29 November 2012
  • EY, Copenhagen, 26 November 2012
  • ASCEL Conference, 9 November 2012
  • Nestlé, Senior Leadership Prog, 7 November 2012
  • KPMG, Bayer workshop, 5 November 2012
  • Chief Strategy Officer Summit, 18 October 2012
  • P&G, 15 October 2012
  • MOD, Futures workshop, 12 October 2012
  • APCMIS, 10 October 2012
  • GE Healthcare, 9 October 2012
  • KPMG Bristol Leaders Dinner, 4 October 2012
  • KPMG, 27 September 2012
  • Tele2, Luxembourg, 14 September 2012
  • Mercer, Future of Work, 26 June 2012
  • Ambrosetti, Milan, 21 June 2012
  • Water UK Conference, 20 June 2012
  • GEMS Education, Dubai, 13 June 2012
  • GE, Barcelona, 7 June 2012
  • IGA, Hong Kong, 16 May 2012
  • Health In4matics, 9 May 2012
  • LBS, IEP workshop, 4 May 2012
  • AXA, futures workshop, 26 April 2012
  • KPMG, futures workshop, 26 April 2012
  • Kings Fund, Leadership Prog, 8 April 2012
  • Visa Business School, Cambridge, 5 April 2012
  • SCL scenarios workshop, 26 March 2012
  • GE, CMO Summit, 15 March 2012
  • Insurance Institute of Manchester, 9 March 2012
  • London Business School, IEP workshop, 5 March 2012
  • GCHQ, Human Side of Cyber, 13 February 2012
  • KPMG, Tomorrow’s CFO, 8 February 2012
  • Forge, London’s Future, 7 February 2012
  • International HR Conference, 23 November 2011
  • London Business School, EDP Lecture, 22 November 2011
  • Work Tech 2011, 17 November 2011
  • SAP, Smart Collaboration, 16 November 2011
  • London Business School, EDP Lecture, 7 November 2011
  • British Airline Pilots Association, 5 November 0211
  • General Electric Europe (Paris), 26 October 2011
  • NHS, Liking Leaders Conference, 25 October 2011
  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (New York), 20 October 2011
  • Save The Children, Leadership Event, 14 October 2011
  • Telstra, Asia Pacific Summit, 6 October 2011
  • Futurebrand (Paris), 4 October 2011
  • Integralis, Security World, 22 September 2011
  • TEDx Poland, 9 September 2011
  • London Business School, EDP Lecture, 1 September 2011
  • Lloyds Bank, Team Forecasting Forum, 6 July 2011
  • World Strategy Forum, Seoul, 14 June 2011
  • OpRisk Europe, 9 June 2011
  • TEDex Munich, 7 June 2011
  • Viaccess, Istanbul, 27 May 2011
  • London Business School, IEP Lecture, 26 May 2011
  • General Electric, CMO Conference, 11 May 2011
  • North Somerset Head Teachers Conference, 31 March 2011
  • South African Council of Shopping Centres, 16 March 2011
  • Caterpillar EAME, Dealer Support Event, 8 March 2011
  • Digital Money Forum, 2 March 2011
  • Northampton Business School, 28 February 2011
  • PepsiCo Asia Pacific, Leadership Academy, 14 February 2011
  • Reckitt Benckiser, Global R&D Event, 9 February 2011
  • EDF Energy, Talk Power, 8 February 2011
  • Save the Children, Leadership Event, 1 February 2011
  • Kcom, Future of Work, 27 January 2011
  • HSBC HR Conference, 16 December 2010
  • Insurance Network, Annual Congress, 23 November 2010
  • Lund University, Mind 2010, 11 November 2010
  • NAPF Annual Congress, 7 October 2010
  • Corus Steel, Kalzip event, 5 October 2010
  • Royal Society of Arts, Future Minds, 1 October 2010
  • Conference Board of Canada, Risk webinar, 22 September 2010
  • London Business School, futures workshop, 19 August 2010
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Pearls Event, 2 June 2010
  • Toyota Motor Corporation, 20 May 2010
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Pearls Event, 13 May 2010
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, NEDs Roundtable, 6 May 2010
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, NEDs Roundtable, 4 May 2010
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, CFO Ascent, 3 May 2010
  • Westfield, Leadership Event, 3 May 2010
  • PLNSW, Futures Seminar, 28 April, 2010
  • Plastics & Chemicals Industry Assoc, 22 April 2010
  • IAG, 2020 Futures Workshop, 7 April 2010
  • NUS Services, Annual Conference, 30 March 2010
  • Dexus, Strategy Workshop, 25 March 2010
  • LG Pro, Annual Conference, 19 February 2010
  • Inchcape, Innovation Trends, 18 February 2010
  • Westfield, WSCM Leadership Team, Strategy Workshop, 1 February 2010
  • Coca-Cola, 2020 Vision, 28 January 2010
  • Hong Kong University Business School, 24 January 2010
  • ANZ, Financial Planning Masterclass, 9 December 2009
  • Shell International, 1 December 2009
  • Nottingham Science City, Climate Seminar, 1 December 2009
  • Coca-Cola, Asia Pacific 2020 Strategy Workshop, 24 November 2009
  • CSIRO, AIP Physics in Industry Day, 19 November 2009
  • Country Press Association, Future of Newspapers, 13 November 2009
  • Singtel Optus, Workplace of the Future, 2, 7 & 14 Oct 2009
  • Mercy Health, Strategy Workshop 10 September 2009
  • AMP, Public Affairs Conference, 9 September 2009
  • Nestlé, Category Growth Workshop, 7 September 2009
  • Ikea, 3-5 Year Strategy Workshop, 24 August 2009
  • ALPMA, Legal Management Summit, 15 August 2009
  • Cadbury Schweppes, Asia Workshop, 3 August 2009
  • Procter & Gamble, Asia Workshop 3 August 2009
  • Futurebrand (Singapore), Next Now Workshop 2 August 2009
  • Communities in Control Conference, 16 June 2009
  • AHRI, National Convention, 15 June 2009
  • National Australia Bank, 2009 Trends briefing, 22 May 2009
  • Marketing Society (UK), Retail Forum, 14 May 2009
  • Futurebrand (Europe), Next Now Workshops, 12-13 May 2009
  • Fund Executives Association, Luncheons, 6, 18, 26, 27, 28 May 2009
  • Welsh Assembly Government, SME Workshops, 30 March-2 April 2009
  • Retail Design Institute, Scenarios for the Future, 3 March 2009
  • Crimtrac, The Future of Policing, 20 February 2009
  • NAB, Trends Update, 19 February 2009
  • Samsung, UX Forecast Workshop, 5 February 2009
  • Group of 100 National Congress, 25 November 2009
  • ESP Trend Lab, 5 Trends for the next 50 Years, 4 December 2008
  • Sydney Opera House, Development Workshop, 18 November 2008
  • Eco-Tourism Conference, 17 November 2008
  • Public Libraries Development Forum, 11 November 2008
  • Retail Design Institute, Trends Update, 22 October 2008
  • Century 21 Seminar, 17 October 2008
  • Governor’s Leadership Foundation, 21 October 2008
  • The RSA, A History of the Next 50 Years, 23 September 2008
  • Fosters Group, Strategy Workshop, 2 September 2008
  • CBA, Core Banking Modernization Summit, 26 August 2008
  • Risk Management Institute Conference, 12 August 2008
  • IBM, Upload Virtual Summit, 6 August 2008
  • IBM, CIO Future State, 29-31 July 2008
  • CPA, Food for Thought Luncheon, 10 July 2008
  • McDonald’s, Drive Thru CFT Workshop, 26 June 2008
  • Law Institute, Breakfast Briefing, 19 June 2008
  • PRiNZ, National Conference, 23 May 2008
  • Lion Nathan, Leaders’ Conference, 1 May 2008
  • Tourism SA, Development Workshop, 29 April 2008
  • Local Government Symposium, 16 April 2008
  • National Australia Bank, Trends Briefing, 18 March 2008
  • Ernst & Young, Early Stage Technology Forum, 13 March 2008
  • National Australia Bank, Trends Briefing, 29 February 2008
  • IBM, CIO Future State, 19-26 February 2008
  • American Chamber of Commerce, Business Briefing, 13 February 2008
  • Commonwealth Bank, Leadership Forum, 21 November 2008
  • McKinsey Global Strategy Conference, 14-15 November 2007
  • Commonwealth Bank, Retail Workshop, 16 October 2007
  • American Chamber of Commerce, Business Briefing, 11 October 2007
  • Retail Banking Review, Retail Trends Conference, 27 September 2007
  • Hewitt Associates, Future of Work, 14 September 2007
  • CPA Australia, SME Day, 13 September 2007
  • Leaders of Innovation Series, 5 September 2007
  • Innofuture 2007, 28-29 August 2007
  • St George Bank, Operational Risk Conference, 2 July 2007
  • Heads of Cultural Organisations (Government), 14 June 2007
  • Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies, 14 June 2007
  • International Documentary Conference, 24 February 2007
  • McDonald’s, Global Menu Management Team, 29 November 2006
  • Lex Services, Innovation Presentation, 27 October 2006
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways, Trends Briefing, 25 October 2006
  • Film Australia, Board Presentation, 11 October 2006
  • Ernst & Young, Risk Advisory Services, 24 July 2006
  • Future of Media Summit, 18-19 July 2006
  • ESOMAR, Innovate 2006, 10-12 May 2006
  • World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, 1-3 April 2006
  • Online Banking Review, Future of Money Workshop, 4 August 2005
  • AMP, Innovation Expo , 30 June 2005
  • McDonald's, Trends Briefing, 8 July 2005
  • 12th International Thinking Conference, 6 July 2005
  • Coles Myer, Retail Trends, 17 June 2005
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways, Trends Briefing, 25 April 2005
  • New Product Development Conference, 11 March 2005
  • Innovation Summit, 23 November 2004
  • Institute of Store Planners, Retail Trends, 15 September 2004
  • Unilever, Food Trends, 22 April 2004
  • Nestlé, Food Trends, 21 April 2004
  • Asda Wal-Mart, Food Trends, 4 April 2004

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