Peter Ellyard

Peter Ellyard is Melbourne based futurist, strategist, speaker and author. He has had a long involvement in public policy and in the development and implementation of long term strategies . He is a graduate of Sydney and Cornell Universities (Ph.D).  Peter has been CEO of 4 public sector organisations concerned with the future, the environment, planning, industry and technology and was a Chief of Staff of Environment Ministers in Canberra for three years.   has worked with the UN system including as a Senior Adviser on climate change and biodiversity protection to the 1992 Earth Summit.

He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators, the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand, and the Australian Institute of Management and is the author of three books, most recently Destination 2050: a concepts banks and toolkit for future makers (2012).  He is currently writing software that will provide such a concepts bank and toolkit that will enable others to shape their and our future.  

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