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Speaker Profile

Dr. Patrick Dixon

Leading European Futurist – Chairman, Global Change Ltd 

Dr. Patrick Dixon is often described as Europe’s leading Futurist with a long track record of success in industry forecasting, and has worked with over 400 of the world’s largest corporations. Clients have included Google, Microsoft, IBM, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, KLM / Air France, BP, ExxonMobil, General Motors, General Electric, Siemens, World Bank and many governments and public sector organisations.

He has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Sky News and ITV commenting on global events, science and health issues, and has had features in the Financial Times, Telegraph, Time and Wired magazine.

Patrick is the author of 17 books (over 620,000 printed in 43 languages). Books include Futurewise, SustainAgility, The Genetic Revolution, Building a Better Business and The Future of Almost Everything, now in its second edition (2019). In 2021, he and his wife Sheila published a book ‘Salt in the Blood‘ which charts their life changing adventures on the high seas.

His website has been accessed by 16+ million different people with more than 9 million video views and he has over 46,000 followers on Twitter. He is known for customising each talk and for ensuring that each talk is both relevant, impactful and memorable. He has spoken to audiences in over 60 nations and is a sought after keynote speaker at corporate events globally.

He was called a “Global Change Guru” by the Wall Street Journal.

A physician by training, he founded the international AIDS education and support charity, ACET, in 1988, with programmes today in many nations such as Uganda, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, India, Thailand and Ukraine, in which he remains closely involved.