Mark Powell Themes delivered by Mark Powell
Major Themes
Thriving on Turbulence
Ten Lessons from the Future
What our clients say
"Dear Doug, I want to commend you on a brilliant presentation today at the Liberty Life East London Road Show. The things that you and your partners at FutureWorld are doing are truly inspiring. "
Chad Hayhoe

"Our business was ready for this very necessary mindset change; and FutureWorld has done a tremendous job of helping us."
Ian Cockerill, then-CEO of Gold Fields

"FutureWorld - yours is a truly visionary and amazing enterprise! (The open letter to Thabo Mbeki) is the most exciting solution to an economic crisis that the world has ever seen!"
Tanya van der Spuy - Senior lecturer in tax at the University of Pretoria

"I haven't seen the challenges and opportunities of future business, communities and people so powerfully presented before. Wolfgang's life cycles reminded me exactly of what went right and wrong in our business."
Dame Anita Roddick, Founder of The Body Shop

"Just one project we're developing will pay for the entire process for the next five years."
Bernard Swanepoel - CEO, Harmony

 
Mark Powell

Strategist, consultant, teacher and entrepreneur

Mark Powell is an experienced strategy consultant who has worked all over the world with a particular focus on preparing energy companies to meet the challenges of increasingly global competitive markets.

Along the way, he has taken time out from his consulting career to set-up a broad range of innovative businesses in such diverse markets as motorsport, media and environmental information management.

Mark has spent much of his career as a business and strategy consultant. A former partner at Accenture, he has also held Senior Executive roles in the IT and Financial Services sectors. He has a Masters Degree in Economics and a PhD in Management.

Mark has a passion for the future and how organisations need to adapt and change their mindsets if they are to remain competitive. This has been reflected in a passion for teaching seen in the work he does as an Associate Fellow at Oxford's SAID Business School where he helps to develop programmes for helping organisations change the mindsets of their senior executives and to help them create new futures.

"There are only two types of organisations, those that create their futures and those that adapt to other's strategies. The rest just whither and die."

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