Dr Graeme Codrington
Futurist | Author
Dr Graeme Codrington is an expert on the future of work. He is a keynote presenter, author, futurist, facilitator and strategy consultant working worldwide across multiple industries and sectors. His distinctive style blends cutting-edge research, thought leading insights with humour, a conversational approach and multimedia-driven presentations and workshops.
He has a particular interest in trends affecting how people live, work, interact and connect with each other. He works with organisations around the world to help them prepare for the future, and develop their leaders. Speaking internationally to over 100,000 people in more than 20 different countries every year, he has shared the platform with the likes of Edward de Bono, Michael Porter, Kofi Annan, Markus Buckingham, W. Chan Kim, Allan Pease, Sir Ken Robinson and Neil Armstrong. He has won numerous awards for his speaking and facilitation, including ‘Speaker of the Year’ by the Academy for Chief Executives, has attained the Global Speaker Federation’s ‘Certified Speaking Professional Global’ qualification and is a Fellow of the Professional Speakers Association. He is the only speaker in the world to be inducted into two speakers “Halls of Fame” (Southern Africa and the UK & Ireland).
Graeme is the co-founder and a international partner of TomorrowToday Global, a firm of futurists and business strategists. He is a guest lecturer at a number of top business schools, including the London Business School, Duke Corporate Education, Cornell and the Gordon Institute of Business Science. He is a professional member of a number of associations, including the World Future Society, The Institute of Directors, the International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry, the Global Federation of Professional Speakers and MENSA. He has a Doctorate in Business Administration (note: his DBA was awarded by the now non-accredited Rushmore University – Graeme is in the process of pursuing further doctoral studies), a Masters in Sociology, an Honours in Youth Work and two undergraduate degrees – in Arts (Theology/Philosophy) and Commerce. He has a number of best-selling books, including the award winning, “Mind the Gap” and “Future-Proof Your Child”, published by Penguin.
Graeme’s breadth of knowledge and expertise makes him highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving business world. Along with his formal qualifications and research credentials, he has a wide range of business experience. He did Chartered Accountancy articles at KPMG, was involved in an IT startup, has been a professional musician, a strategy consultant and is now a full-time speaker, facilitator and author. His client list includes some of the world’s top companies, and CEOs invite him back time after time to share his latest insights and help them and their teams gain a clear understanding of how to successfully prepare for a disruptive future.
“His presentation content was mindblowing, his delivery was professional and stylish and his slides were spot on. If you need a keynote to speak at your event about the future of business, hire him! I lost count of the number of times I heard delegates discussing his presentation in the bar on the evening after the event!” Kirsty McGregor, Chairman The Corporate Finance Network