Tim is an expert in innovation, growth and foresight and advises a wide range of organisations on these issues.
He has worked across many diff erent sectors including food, energy, travel, banking, consumer products and
healthcare. As such, he is able to see connections between issues and extract the important concepts that will
drive future growth and innovation.
Tim has several roles across the innovation and futures arena: He is a co-founder of the Growth Agenda
network that helps major organisations identify and exploit emerging opportunities; he is Programme Director
of the Future Agenda the world’s leading open foresight project; and he is also CEO of Innovation Leaders which
profi les the most eff ective innovators across 25 sectors and is now also the basis for an investment fund
In recent years, Tim has worked with a number of hospitality organisations including leading innovation
programmes for InterContinental Hotels plc., kick-starting deeper, richer insight; developing a number of radical
brand propositions and challenging internal assumptions on growth options and innovation opportunities. Tim
launched the Hotel2030 foresight project in May 2013.
Tim has Masters degree in engineering and design from Cambridge University, Imperial College and the Royal
College of Art as well as a PhD focused on innovation performance.