Strategic Foresight Expert
Roger Dennis advises boards, CEOs and leadership teams on the strategic implications of a fast-changing world. Successful engagements have been delivered in diverse sectors including financial services, agribusiness, energy, telecommunications, healthcare, and infrastructure.
In addition, Roger helped establish the world’s largest foresight programme called Future Agenda. He also partnered with an ex-advisor to the UK Prime Minister to deliver public-sector innovation courses in Australasia for the Australia-New Zealand School of Government.
From 2006-08 Roger co-led the Shell Technology Futures programme for the GameChanger team (based in The Hague).
Over the years Roger has also become a respected commentator and author on technology, innovation and strategy. His thinking has been published by a range of publications including Scientific American, Knowledge at Wharton and the Stanford Design School Magazine. In addition, Roger has been quoted in the Financial Times, AFR Boss Magazine and CNN Online.
What Roger speaks about
- Industry futures (foresight) and long-term planning.
- Global risks and opportunities – how to separate signals from noise
Our repeated experience with Roger is that he brings an extremely well-informed, outside in perspective to issues that we get too narrow minded on. This, matched with his diversity of thinking, means we co-create work that is of tangible value and immediately actionable. The way Roger works means he also develops us personally so we are more confident and capable of the big thinking required to deal with a VUCA world.
-Mike Bennetts, CEO, Z Energy
Roger recently completed a piece of strategy work for the Fonterra Ventures team. We were impressed with the level of thinking, the balanced opinions provided and the ability to provide clarity on an ambiguous topic. His considered approach and efficient turn around under time pressure is something we strongly valued and due to this high level of service we hope to continue working alongside Roger and his team.
-Emma Dunstone-Brown, (former) Strategic Ventures Manager, Silicon Valley
As the Chief Executive of a large complex organisation needing radical transformation, it’s challenging to know which initiatives will move the dial most effectively. Roger’s insight and guidance has been invaluable in shaping innovative programmes that have made a massive difference to the culture of the Canterbury health system. His work helped to set the foundation for many of our success stories.”