Tim Longhurst works with leaders to identify and seize opportunities. With fun and enthusiasm, Tim combines the latest data with powerful case studies to inspire change.

Tim_Longhurst_sitting_in_chair_talking_to_audience-200-140Tim is futurist at strategic consultancy, Key Message. Prior to this he held Director of Strategy roles at the world’s largest digital consultancy, Razorfish, and social change organisation, GetUp.

Tim’s contagious energy sees him bring much needed levity to the sometimes major challenges we face.

With our mobile phones, we hold in our hand access to the advice, ideas and experiences of millions; and to communities of people ready to cheer us on. Ours is the first generation to collaborate with strangers across the world in real time. The payoffs for business, society and the environment can be huge. We’re just getting started…
– Tim Longhurst

Facilitator and coach

Organisations including BNP Paribas, IBM, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson and Microsoft have worked with Tim to develop strategies for adapting to our changing world. Clients in fields as diverse as agriculture, education, finance, healthcare, IT, media and the public sector engage Tim for the research and experience he brings and the atmosphere his processes create—bringing out the best in others.

Keynote speaker

Friendly and conversational, Tim’s energy lifts the room and sets a great tone, making him a terrific opening keynoter or a great way to close a big day.

Tim’s presentation style, professionalism and client satisfaction has been recognised by the National Speakers’ Association, who have awarded Tim their highest designation, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).


Tim’s web posts on innovation and the future are read by thousands of readers around the world every month. He is head of the strategic foresight consultancy, Key Message and has ongoing commitments as a formal advisor to a number of Silicon Valley startups.

Change maker

As well as leading strategies for governments and Fortune 500 companies, Tim’s passion for making things better has led him to work with activists and dynamic non-government organisations in the support of projects that seek to create a more socially just and sustainable world.

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