Anne Lise Kjaer is a renowned futurist and entrepreneur.
Born in Denmark, Kjaer holds the honorary title of Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador. She was recently appointed by Singapore’s Urban Development Authority’s (URA) as member of the IPE (International Panel of Experts) 2018-2021.
In 1988 she founded Kjaer Global, a Trend Management & Ideas consultancy providing organisations with insights to understand the future, drive innovation and strategy work. Built on a holistic framework for balancing People , Planet and Purpose with Profit , her 4P vision and toolkit guides work with clients including Amazon, BBC, Dell, E&Y, Huawei, IKEA, KMPG, UNICEF, Volvo and Wired.
As well as contributing to numerous academic papers and publications, Anne Lise is a regular media commentator on trends and has featured on BBC, CNN and Aljazeera. Huffington Post have featured her among their predictions for the next decade in technology.
Anne Lise has built a reputation as an inspirational speaker, media commentator and as the author of The Trend Management Toolkit – A Practical Guide to the Future. Kjaer’s design background provides a unique perspective on trends and she has delivered talks, workshops and seminars to over 50,000 people across the world over the past two decades. She speaks regularly at TEDx, The Economist and The European Union conferences, and lectures at Cambridge university, LSE and MIT .
“The future is not just somewhere we go – we create the future.”
“Things no longer change over a generation or a decade, but from year to year, even month to month,
creating new arenas for disruptive ideas and innovation to emerge… Inevitably, this leads us to reconsider
the future and our place within it.”
“Purpose is a parameter impacting our lives around the clock, and we now expect it from our work, our social encounters, and our personal lives, as well as from the brands we interact with.”
“It is time for fresh thinking and new models to drive more sustainable economic growth. Organisations and businesses already working with trends and scenario planning know that seeing the future in a new
light is the only way to discover viable solutions and recognise untapped opportunities.”
“Our choices shape tomorrow’s world and as consumers we have the power to change outcomes by making better decisions today. In short: we vote with our purses”
- 2030+ Tomorrow’s Consumer and Emotional Consumption
- …the future Consumer, Leisure & Well-being
- Future Trends impact and opportunities…
- The Future of People at Work
- …Socio Macro trends and their impact on the industry
- …increasing market share and staying ahead of competitors…common vision…integrating regional with global objective