The Afrikan triple helix

Co-authored with Zoe Palmer – Published in IFR Africa Futures Introduction Having reached a tipping point of industrialization over the last two decades, the world’s leading economies have evolved into knowledge-based economies, shedding their reliance on traditional resources like labour and capital. In these economies, new knowledge, innovation and technological change have become the drivers…

Responding to our Presidents call for us to become innovators – Thuma Mina

The Afrikan landscape is wonderfully rich and dynamic, a complex and colourful mesh of diverse humanity, where history and modernity in all its brokenness and brilliance, collide. Its people, resources and realities are highly unique, and require an authentic language and lens through which to co-craft its solutions. With quantum leaps in technology catapulting global…

Afrikan design innovation – embracing complexity

Disrupting the pendulum Spurred on by disruption, rapid advances in technology and unprecedented socio-economic and environmental change, the adverse effects of globalisation have been felt worldwide.  Consequently, the globalisation gains that have been made over the past quarter of a century are fast being overshadowed by growing discontent in the West. This in part due…

This is ME

    Welcome to my world. I work at the edge of business, design and the futures. By bringing together my long track record in business with design thinking and futures studies I am able to help you unlock your creativity in order to become more agile, resilient and innovative. MY STORY I have been…