As an applied ecologist, Ashton's knowledge of data analytics and decision modeling to manage coupled human-natural systems brings fresh perspectives to analyze, visualize, and describe complexity in organizations.
Building on a lifetime of insights into human systems internationally, Barrett’s organizational development and management expertise has developed around helping clients access their own unique wisdom, turning those insights into practical actions to achieve the outcomes that are important to them.
Laurie Webster has been involved in creating and synthesizing information for more than 30 years. Her research, analytical, and computing skills work well to aid decision makers’ goals. She creates action plans that can be implemented in the context of the organization and its financial realities, while aiming to achieve long-term benefits.
Glenda Eoyang is a pioneer in the applications of complexity science to human and organizational systems, and developed the concept of human systems dynamics (HSD) based on her theoretical and practical research. She is founder of The Human Systems Dynamics Institute (HSDI), an organization devoted to developing the theory and practice of human systems dynamic, and helping individuals and organizations cope with complexity and uncertainty.
Keith McCandless is co-developer of Liberating Structures -- applying tiny microstructural changes in the way people meet, plan, research, decide and learn together. They quickly foster lively participation in groups of any size, making it possible to truly include and unleash everyone in shaping the future. Liberating Structures are a disruptive innovation that can replace more controlling or constraining approaches, and put innovative power in hands of everyone.
Dr. Robin Pharoah
Dr. Robin Pharoah is an early pioneer of the use of anthropological thought and ethnographic research for research and innovation in the United Kingdom, and is particularly adept at working with ‘hard to reach’ populations locally and internationally to uncover new insights. He is a Director at Future Agenda, an open source think tank and advisory firm that runs the world's leading open foresight program, helping organisations identify emerging opportunities and make more informed decisions.