Strategy Foresight is led by a group of experienced advisors with varied professional backgrounds. Together, they work with senior management who are faced with a critical series of unquantifiable and complex social, political, technical and organisational problems.
Professor Peter Childs
Creative Director and Chief Scientific Officer
Peter is Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. His interests include creativity & application of creativity tools, mechanical & product design, sustainable energy & system design. Formerly the director of InQbate, government funded Centre of Excellence in Teaching & Learning in Creativity, he then proceeded to the Rolls-Royce supported University Technology Centre for Aero-Thermal Systems. He is the course director for Innovation Design Engineering & Global Innovation Design double Masters run with the Royal College of Art.
Dr Bruce Garvey
Founding Partner and Managing Director
Bruce has over forty years’ experience as a director and consultant in the international corporate sector of the Europe and the Middle East. An early career in marketing planning, regional pricing and evaluating new markets, was followed by experience as a start-up entrepreneur and turn-around specialist. At Strategy Foresight, he deals with problem analysis for complex decisions taken under uncertainty.
Director and General Counsel
Jeremy is a senior legal consultant advising on shareholder structure, board remuneration, management incentives, employee share plans, advisory employment law and corporate law issues. Jeremy also advises on fund raising. He has over 19 years’ experience advising international businesses on legal and management issues and has led teams at US and UK law firms as well as Ernst & Young LLP. Until recently he was head of UK incentives at Reed Smith LLP.
Dr Giles Russell
Director of Business Development
Giles’s career spans science, engineering and government. He lectures on management and heads the advanced decision making module in the MA Leadership and Management programme at Lord Ashcroft International Business School. His work for defence ministries led to his representing the UK government on strategic exports and non-proliferation. Giles served on the committee for export denial and was liaison between the Export Control Organisation and GCHQ on information security. He later worked on air cargo risk management for the US Department of Homeland Security.
Senior Advisory Board
Chief Executive of African & Caribbean Diversity,
She is also a member of the Third Sector Forum that advises the Government on Social Mobility and advises universities on their Widening Participation initiatives. Brenda is a UK representative on the Brussels-based European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) which is a consultative body that gives representatives of Europe’s socio-occupational interest groups, and others, a formal platform to express their points of views on EU issues. Its opinions are forwarded to the larger institutions – the Council, the Commission and the European Parliament. It thus has a key role to play in the Union’s decision-making process.