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Testimonials for Phil Ruthven
Phil was an excellent presenter. Found him an entertaining and knowledgeable and learnt a considerable amount about the economy, trends, drivers and industries that will be successful in the future.
Moonee Valley City Council
Congratulations on your outstanding presentation to the Schwarzkopf Convention in Fiji last week. The positive feedback to the conference from the delegates has been overwhelming, in particular, your 'The Economy and the Small Business' presentation, made a rewarding experience for all those who attended. It was indeed a valuable message, clearly delivered and greatly appreciated.
Phil's presentation was first class. He made his story based on usually uninteresting statistics not only interesting, but entertaining.
Excellent presentation. Lived up to and exceeded our expectations. Informative and thoughtful. Very accessible presentation of global topic.
Ice Creameries of Australia
Fee Range: $10001 to $15000
Phil Ruthven's Biography
Phil is an incisive and entertaining speaker whose presentations are backed by ‘State of the Art” data and analysis.
Phil Ruthven is the founder and Executive Chairman of the IBIS Group, Australia’s best known business information, forecasting and strategic services corporation. He is also a director of other companies, advisory boards and charitable organisations.
IBIS’ main business is the provision of information and forecasting, covering industries, enterprises and the business environment. It also provides Strategic Planning, Top Level Management Consulting and advice on takeover and merger projects.
IBIS’ has earned the reputation as an astute forecasting and advisory corporation, based on its unique and comprehensive databases. Its foresight and insight of business trends is outstanding, with the most envious record of accuracy amongst its peers in the nation. Their clients include one-third of the nations top 500 corporations and government authorities. IBIS has become the premier provider of information to the Australian business community.
Phil Ruthven's reputation in Australia's business community as a strategic thinker is second to none. He contributes regularly to radio, TV, newspapers, magazines and documentaries on business, economic and social issues. He is one of the most in-demand media commentators and is arguably Australia's most respected strategist and futurist on business, social and economic matters.
Phil uses the resources of IBIS tailors each presentation to the clients needs and outcomes. He presents incisive and practical analysis and assessment whether for large corporations or small business.
Phil holds a number other positions including Adjunct Professor at The University of Technology (Sydney) and is a member of the ANU College of Business & Economics Advisory Board. He is a recent past board member of the Melbourne Institute, CEDA and a past Director of Open Family Australia (the charitable foundation aiding street children) where he continues to help as an Ambassador for Whitelion/Open Family.
In 2014 Phil received an Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to business and commerce, and to the community.
Speaking Topics IncludeKnowing Your Market
The Future of Australia - A Social and Economic Perspective
The Performance of Your Industry