Chief Futurist


Peter Padbury

Peter Padbury is Chief Futurist and helps with designing, coaching and training in scanning and foresight activities. Over his career, Peter has led numerous foresight projects that developed vision, policy and strategy with federal government departments, NGOs, business and UN agencies on a wide range of themes – from the future of primary health care in Asia to the future of the UN Security Council. Peter has lived in Costa Rica, Indonesia, Thailand and has worked in many countries. Peter has a Master’s degree in Future Studies (with a focus on participatory foresight methods) from the University of Houston. He is a founding member of the Association of Professional Futurists. Peter enjoys canoeing, cycling and cross-country skiing.