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Tim Longhurst: Trendspotter & Futurist
Tim Longhurst identifies trends and helps organisations adapt to a changing world. An experienced futurist, Tim and his team have collaborated with a range of organisations to help them explore possibilities and seize opportunities.
Credibility and Experience
Tim is Strategy Lead at Key Message Sydney, a foresight and futures studies consultancy. He has previously been:
- Head of Strategy at the Sydney office of Razorfish, the global digital agency, and;
- Director of Strategy at GetUp, Australia’s largest independent political organisation.
Tim’s work as a futurist
Tim collaborates with his clients and his team at Key Message to answer two important questions:
- How is the world changing?
- What are the possibilities?
History is littered with organisations whose failure to appropriately answer these questions led to their downfall.
Exploring the future
As a futurist, Tim’s presentations on futures thinking and foresight are interactive, engaging and fun. Tim never gives the same presentation twice. His presentations are always tailored the client and rely on a combination of trend research, stakeholder interviews, and consultation with Tim’s global network of futurist colleagues.
Professional Futurist & Professional Speaker
Tim is a member of the World Futures Society (a global network of futurists) and an Associate Member of the National Speakers Association Australia (NSAA), in fact, they’ve awarded Tim their highest designation, ‘Certified Speaking Professional’ (CSP), for his professionalism and client service.
Tim’s blog is full of case studies, stories and anecdotes. When clients or audiences request more info on a topic, Tim posts the info to his blog to widen the conversation. Around 1000 people read the blog weekly.