Richard Watson

Richard Watson is a futurist and author who advises the UK Government on innovation and scenario planning.

The founder and publisher of What's Next, a quarterly report on global trends, Richard also writes for a number of publications including Fast Company. His book, Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years, has been translated into 12 editions worldwide.

Richard believes that the future has already arrived, with many people adapting to new circumstances by rejecting globalism for a new sense of localism, and a return to community.

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