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Client examples

We help embolden leaders so they understand fully the new risks. Our goal is to stimulate them to identify unthinkable threats and capitalise on new opportunities. Much of what we do is confidential and behind closed doors. Here are examples of our public work.

UN Global Sustainable Development Forum, Incheon, South Korea

Nik led the opening brainstorming. He also presented latest findings from Thinking the Unthinkable to 120 top government, corporate and NGO delegates.

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Nik engages with rap singer will-i-am on his big initiative for the young and less privileged to lesd on embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Financial Investment Initiative (FII)

Nik moderated the opening panel session on prospects for the next ten years at the Financial Investment Initiative (FII), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 29 October 2019.

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Nik Gowing with white board at Australian Leadership Retreat

Australian Leadership Retreat

TtU was chosen as the firecracker presentation for a closed door gathering of top global leaders.

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Two NEXT GEN delegates standing with Nik Gowing next to white board: Copyright Silver Apples Photography 2019

Ditchley Festival of Ideas

Stimulating intense and radical discussions with leaders of tomorrow for the Ditchley Foundation.

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Nik Gowing on stage giving presentation

Ontario Hospital Association

Almost 200 CEOs and board chairs of medical facilities were emboldened to thrive on change during a behind closed doors session.

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Chris Langdon and Nik Gowing on stage at Skills Matter

Skills Matter

Nik and Chris addressed highly skilled and diverse technologists at Skills Matter, London, in a dynamic, interactive, brainstorming session.

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Nik Gowing at NATO Engages Conference

NATO Engages Conference

Nik had a lead convening role at NATO's 70th anniversary commemoration conference in Washington.

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ADC Global Blockchain Summit

Bringing top leaders together to step out of their comfort zones and face the challenges in their industry.

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Centre For Army Leadership conference stage

Centre for Army Leadership

Sharing TtU findings with 900 officers and leaders at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

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Summit of Minds delegates hiking in the mountains in Chamonix, France

Summit of Minds

Bringing leaders together on the mountain peaks of Mont Blanc - a new concept to engage and embolden.

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Peace To Prosperity Workshop

Creating a 'foundation for discussion' on new proposals for stimulating Middle East stability at Bahrain conference.

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Guests on stage at the Lennart Meri Conference in Estonia

Lennart Meri Conference, Estonia

Keynote speech to top policy makers in governments and corporates at conference chaired by Estonian President.

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Executives sitting around a table at a TtU briefing inside a crane

Axcel Company Day, Copenhagen

A bespoke presentation for top corporate leaders from major companies in the Nordic region.

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Nik at Climate Innovation Forum

Climate Innovation Forum, London

Partner and lead moderator for the Climate Innovation Forum during London Climate Action Week.

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Final slide of presentation

NATO Defence College

TtU findings incorporated into concluding presentation for top commanders after 30 hours of brainstorming.

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