Professor Richard Scase BA, MA, PHD is a leading Academic, Entrepreneur and Business Forecaster.
He speaks and writes authoritatively on the broadest global trends, while leaving even the most specialised audience with relevant, useful and inspirational advice.
During his speeches he demonstrates how these trends will impact upon business sectors, corporate strategies and the future skill needs of employees.
As an academic, his research interests range from organisational change and entrepreneurship to the impact of disruptive technologies and the restructuring of work, corporations and employment worldwide.
He has a geographical breadth of experience ranging from his duties as Emeritus Professor of Organisational Change at the University of Kent and visiting professorships at:
- The University of London (London Business School)
- Beijing University
- Auckland University (New Zealand)
- Monash University (Australia)
As an entrepreneur, Professor Scase has co-founded and sold two successful media businesses: a major radio station serving the south-east of England, and an on-line provider of learning materials for corporate management development programmes.
He has advised many entrepreneurs on business start-up and growth strategies, and therefore has an affinity with business audiences. This is reflected in the high volume of practical, useful advice he packs into each presentation.
Professor Richard Scase is the author of over 24 books, including Britain in 2010: The Changing Business Landscape. This book painted such a vivid picture of the future that it influenced UK government policy.
In his most recent work, Global Remix – The Fight for Competitive Advantage, he explores the impact of incipient global trends – technological, economic, demographic, cultural, political and social – on both businesses and individuals.
Professor Scase was voted One of the Top Ten most Influential People in Britain on Personnel/HR Management Issues by Personnel Today magazine. In addition, he is a former winner of the prestigious European Business Speaker of the Year Award.
As a keynote speaker Richard Scase combines ideas from his various areas of expertise to create “future scenarios” for audiences. These incorporate how political, social and economic ‘risk factors’ will shape the future business environment.
Every presentation is tailor made to ensure the content delivered totally relevant to the delegates.
Speaking Topics include:
- Future Business Trends
- Creativity and Innovation
- Leadership and High Performance
- Business Strategy
- Mega Trends
- HR and Employment
He has addressed audiences at a huge variety of organisations across the world including: GE, Accenture, Motorola, Citi Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, BT, Unisys, BP, Hewlett Packard, IBM, BUPA, the National Audit Office, RBS, Royal Mail, BBC, The Cabinet Office, IoD, AIG, Xerox, News International, MI5, and the European Management Institute.
Richard has also spoken to various international trade bodies and Governmental organisations throughout EMEA, Australia, China, America and Russia.