Resilient Futures’ purpose has always been to assist people to understand and leverage disruptive change so they can generate sustainable value.
We focus on delivering learning programs that provide the thinking and tools fit for practical application to any form of disruption.
Our current challenge is to analyze whole-system COVID-related disruption in all its forms; making sense of its complexity. Thus far, this analysis reveals that we are entering what we call the COVID Economy.
This view enables a unique understanding of how our past, present and future are combining into a new reality with particular risks to mitigate and opportunities to leverage.
For individuals, organizations and communities that are prepared to think ahead, embrace complexity and change ahead of change, the actions they take in the context of the COVID Economy will shape immediate value generation while also setting the foundations for the future.
So, we at Resilient Futures invite you to let go of the past, join us on this journey, make this your moment, find your way forward to learn, leverage and generate sustainable value.
With a growing team of passionate people, we’re a global organisation with a local office in the village of Woodend, nestled at the foot of Mount Macedon in Victoria where the crisp mountain air is conducive to creative and clear thinking.
Larry is a strategist with significant global experience in both the corporate and civic sectors. He is the founder of Resilient Futures and the original developer of the Strategy in Action framework.
Larry has designed, led, and facilitated countless strategic programs that draw upon his expertise in corporate strategy, innovation, economic development, technology strategy, sustainability and resilience, and urban planning.
Larry is the primary author of Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change. Larry lives in Woodend, Victoria with his wife Helen.
David is a strategist, author, researcher, speaker and facilitator with over 20-years of experience in working with organizations and their leaders to reshape the mindset, skill-set and strategic focus that is required to pursue opportunity and manage risk in fast-moving, disruptive environments.
One of David’s key skills lies in bringing the SiA framework and tools to life through engaging presentations, workshops and programs – all of which enable people to understand and practically apply Strategy in Action.
Paul is a seasoned consultant, mentor and educator, with over 30 years experience helping organisations to overcome problems and make improvements in their solutions.
An adopter of iterative and agile practices, he is one of the authors of the Rational Unified Process, and an original member of the context-driven testing community.
Paul is also active within the international "Maker" community. He led the organisation of Australasia's first Maker Faire, and has co-created a space-research maker alliance.
Andrew is a strategy consultant with significant experience in developing effective strategy and delivering highly complex projects. He brings design and industrial thinking to every project and combines it with the experience to deliver.
Andrew has had numerous executive roles including Chief Engineer and Engineering Director roles at General Motors as well as General Manager of a number of medium sized enterprises. He led the engineering team who delivered the Holden Monaro program in half the time and quarter of the normal budget.
Jessica, otherwise known as ‘Radar’, is a project manager and event co-ordinator, with a history of experience in campaign management, team co-ordination and leading medium-large scale projects. She is highly skilled at finding synergies between people and tasks to achieve goals efficaciously.
With a multinational heritage, Jessica is passionate about global connectivity and the criticality of having a global perspective within disruptive change.
Quentin is a mathematician and data analyst, with a passion for science and technology, an eager mind and a ‘can do’ mentality. He has a fervent belief in the power of connection, and is enthused by bringing people together around collectively creating change.
Following his graduation from Universite de Franche-Comte, Quentin moved to Australia to advance his English but instead met his now wife Amber and “hasn’t looked back”.
KRISTIN VAN VLOTEN
Kristin van Vloten is a writer, researcher, editor, and the founder of Salvo Communications, a writing service catering to thought leaders.
She has provided analysis and report writing for the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the University of the Fraser Valley, and the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce has published her policy writing. She has assisted Resilient Futures in the creation of three publications centered on strategic planning in disruptive conditions.
For her exceptional work with business leaders and organizations, she has been nominated for two Business Excellence Awards.
Audrey is the Founding Director of Phoensight, and is passionate about using emerging data technologies to empower individuals, governments and organisations for a better society.
Audrey has degrees in Physics and Economic Policy, and has over 10 years experience as a policy advisor, working with the Australian Treasury in personal taxation, housing, social policy, labour markets and demographics.
Audrey is an accredited Warm Data host, and loves working with complexity in areas such as AI, public policy, democracy and human rights.
Clare is a project manager with over 15 years of experience in professional office executive positions.
As organised as they come, her role is to keep the Resilient Future's crew on track to maximise productivity.
Having left the UK in 2005 to escape the dismal weather, she now calls Queensland her home, which she shares with her husband and fur baby.