Futurist & Global Change Guru
Patrick Dixon is Chairman of Global Change Ltd and is author of 16 books on global trends including The Future of Almost Everything, and has been ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers 50). Dr Dixon has spoken to audiences in over 60 nations and is one of the world's most sought after keynote speakers at corporate events.
He is a Non-Executive Director of Mace Group Ltd, a $2.4bn a year global construction company, has been Group Strategy Director of a $3 billion turnover company and often advises boards and senior leadership teams on global strategy, managing risks and seizing new opportunities, and has advised many governments.
He is a physician by first training with in depth professional insight into new viruses and impact of pandemics like Coronavirus COVD-19, through his work preventing the spread of HIV / AIDS which began through a foundation he started 32 years ago, with programmes today in many emerging nations. He correctly warned of global risks from new viral pandemics, in books published in 1998 and 2015, in media interviews, and at corporate events in many nations.
He 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 2000 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. He has also worked with entrepreneurs and startups in many industries.
He has appeared on many TV stations, including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Sky News and ITV commenting on global events, science and health issues, with features in the Financial Times, Telegraph, Time and Wired magazine.
His website has been used by 16 million different people with 9 million video views and over 50,000 Followers on Twitter.