Keynote Speaker Category: Futurist, The Future, Trends,


Patrick Dixon is often described in the media as Europe’s leading Futurist and he has been ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive.

Patrick is the Chairman of Global Change Ltd, he is author of twelve books, and has a Web TV site, which is visited by up to 500,000 different people a month (10 million since 1996,) and a radio/TV studio in his home from which he broadcasts worldwide for the BBC.

He advises many of the largest corporations in the world on global risks and opportunities, consumer trends, demographic changes and new technology. Clients include HSBC, UBS, Aviva, Allianz, Toshiba, Microsoft and GSK.

Topics: –

Beyond Coronavirus / COVID19 – Impact of COVID-19 on longer term trends, such as investment strategies, government policy and debt, economic growth, medical research and life-expectancy forecasts.

The future of Global Trends

The changing focus on work and the workplace

The Future of technology from the human-tech collaboration perspective

How the hybrid experience will change things and businesses.

Surviving the Coronavirus ChaosLonger term impact of COVID-19 Despite the overwhelming health care crisis in many nations caused by Coronavirus, many global trends will change less than many expect. The Coronavirus pandemic will divide the world into three groups. 1. Emerging markets, 2. Developed nations, 3. Hybrid nations. How will this divergency impact multinationals, global trade and longer term economic growth?​

Q+A on Coronavirus: global impact – with Futurist physician advisor to corporations and government.


Dr Patrick Dixon is a physician, Futurist and keynote speaker, a global expert on viral pandemics such as COVID-19 / Coronavirus, who has advised over 400 of the world’s largest 2000 companies on a wide range of global trends.  

For over 22 years he has consistently warned of the global threat from new viral pandemics, such as Coronavirus / COVID-19, in several of his 17 books, many media broadcasts reaching a combined audience of over 300 million, and in many corporate keynotes at large events.

A cancer doctor by first training, Dr Dixon began treating patients with HIV /AIDS in 1987, and started an international foundation in 1988 to help prevent spread of HIV in the poorest nations.  HIV is just one of many mutant viruses like the latest Coronavirus to jump from animals to humans, so Dr Dixon has been closely tracking viral pandemics for over 30 years.

Dr Dixon’s keynotes and other videos including Coronavirus / COVID-19 have been viewed over 9 million times, and he has been ranked one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today.



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