Speaker Search

  • Name

Enquire about this Speaker

Dr Keith Suter
Back

Dr Keith Suter

Dr Keith Suter is a global futurist, thought leader, author and media personality, recognised and highly respected in the areas of social policy and foreign affairs. One of the world's great thinkers and exemplary communicators Dr Keith Suter has extensive experience in speaking, lecturing and teaching. Keith is a regular on Seven’s ‘Sunrise’ program and is often asked for comment on the ABC, Sky News and Macquarie Live News.

Call 1300 314 788

or fill in this form

  • *
  • *
Dr Keith Suter Travels from NSW
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Dr Keith Suter's Biography

Dr Keith Suter is a global futurist, thought leader, author and media personality, recognised and highly respected in the areas of social policy and foreign affairs. One of the world's great thinkers and exemplary communicators Dr Keith Suter has extensive experience in speaking, lecturing and teaching. Keith is a regular on Seven’s ‘Sunrise’ program and is often asked for comment on the ABC, Sky News and Macquarie Live News.

Dr Keith Suter is a highly experienced, professional and awarded presenter of ideas, with topics including ethics, world affairs, globalisation, mining, global warming, leadership, the future, and corporate governance. Engaging in style, Keith’s discussions are always very topical and audience-specific.

Keith presents keynotes, workshops, facilitated sessions and scenario planning. He is informative, entertaining and highly compelling, and with his theatrical style he always manages to totally captivate an audience. Keith has the ability to make complex issues understandable and absolutely fascinating.

Keith is an expert facilitator, he helps all types of organisations assess, manage and capitalise on the rapidly changing political, social and economic environment. These sessions are excellent for any size organisation, from small businesses to corporations.

He has been appointed to many prestigious roles throughout his career, including Chairperson of the International Humanitarian Law Committee of Australian Red Cross (NSW), Chairperson of the International Commission of Jurists (NSW), Director of Studies at the International Law Association (Australian Branch) and Managing Director of the Global Directions think tank.

He has also been a member of the prestigious Club of Rome since 1993. The Club is “an informal association of independent leading personalities from politics, business and science, men and women who are long-term thinkers interested in contributing in a systemic interdisciplinary and holistic manner to a better world. The Club of Rome members share a common concern for the future of humanity and the planet.” The club has only 100 members, with Mikhail Gorbachev amongst them.

In 1999, Keith was made a Life Member of the United Nations Association of Australia in recognition of his service. At various times from 1978 to 1999, he served as the national president of the organisation and took on the roles of the WA and NSW state president.  Keith was the President of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (1991-1998) at the University of Sydney, and was a Consultant on Social Policy with the Wesley Mission’s for 17 years. In addition, he served as a consultant for a number of other organisations, with a focus on local and international issues.

He is also an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and his activities include conducting monthly webcasts with business leaders. He frequently appears on radio and television discussing politics and international affairs. Amongst Keith’s many books are "All about Terrorism: Everything you were afraid to ask" and “Global Order and Global Disorder: Globalization and the Nation-State” and “50 Things You Want to Know About World Issues... But Were Too Afraid to Ask”.