Angela Wilkinson


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Former, Counsellor for Strategic Foresight, OECD

Short Bio:

World class foresight and scenario planning practitioner-scholar. Strategic advisory support to senior leadership teams. 100+ strategic change initiatives, in 30 countries, including international multi-stakeholder projects. Board-level experienced. Associate Fellow, Said Business School. Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science. PhD Physics. Previous roles include: Strategic Foresight Counsellor, OECD; Director, Futures and Scenarios Research, Univ. of Oxford; Shell International Scenarios. Most recent book: Strategic Reframing – The Oxford Scenario Planning Approach, OUP. March 2016. Angela is one of the world’s leading global energy futures experts, an experienced senior business executive, distinguished Oxford scholar and published author. Angela brings over 30 years of experience in leading national, international, and global strategic challenge and transformation initiatives. She has worked as a senior executive and in strategic advisory roles in the public-, private-, academic- and civic sectors. Before joining the World Energy Council to lead its new insights programmes and strengthen the drive to impact, Angela led an upgrade in strategic foresight at the OECD, based in Paris. Prior corporate experience includes decades in Royal Dutch Shell and British Gas plc. Angela is an Associate Fellow, Said Business School, Oxford and a Strategic Foresight Fellow of the GOA, USA. She sits on two international advisory boards (HSE, Russia; ECI, Oxford) and is a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science. She has published four books and numerous articles. Angela has a PhD in Physics and is Founder and CEO, Oxford Futures Limited.