Rohit Talwar

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Rohit is an award winning futurist speaker, entrepreneur, specialist advisor and strategic change agent and the founder of the research and consultancy organization Fast Future. He was nominated as one the top ten global future thinkers by the UK's Independent newspaper. He spends his time traveling the world researching the ideas that will shape the future and meeting the people and organizations behind them. Rohit has spoken to audiences of leaders around the world and his book on Designing Your Future was published in partnership with ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership.

Rohit is in high demand for his inspirational speeches on the Future of the Global Economy  and Winning in a Downturn which he has delivered in recent weeks to British Aerospace, General Electric, Nokia, Ocean Spray, The European Food Service Network, The Indian Travel Agents Association, The Don't Stop Conference in Copenhagen, The Viva Luxury Real Estate conference in Lisbon, The ICCA Congress in Victoria BC, The Middle East Duty Free Association, the Securities and Investment Institute and the ASAE / Center leadership forum.

He has consulted with leading associations, corporations and governments agencies globally on scenario planning, development of future strategy and driving innovation and change.

He also has a particular interest in the evolution of China, India, the emerging economies and the future of associations, travel, tourism, meetings and events. Rohit partnered with ASAE & The Center on the Association of the Future research program the first output of which was the Book Designing Your future. He has also led a major study on the Future of Travel and Tourism in the Middle East and the on mega-real estate developments across the region. Rohit has also completed major global studies on the Future of China's Economy The Path to 2020 and is working on scenarios for 2030 and the implications for global migration.

Rohit has spoken and consulted on 5 continents and in over 35 countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, The Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA and Zimbabwe.

Rohit's association and events industry clients include Academy for Chief Executives, ASAE & The Center, Arabian Travel Market, Association Management Company Institute, British Business Group Dubai, California Workforce Association, CEO Club, Chief Executives Network, Confex, Corporate Responsibility Group, EIBTM, Entrepreneur's Organization, Green Meetings Industry Council,  IMEX, Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland, Institute of Directors, International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association, International Special Events Society, Meeting Planners International, National Association of Broadcasters, Pacific Asia Travel Association, PCMA, Securities and Investment Institute, Travel Agents Association of India, and the World Student and Youth Travel Confederation.

His other clients include 3M, ABN Amro, Aerovista, Alliance and Leicester, The BBC, BT, BAe, Bayer, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Chloride, Citibank, DeutscheBank, Diamond Trading Corporation (De Beers), DHL, EADS, Electrolux, Ernst & Young, GE, HBOS, Hyundai, IBM, ING, Intel, Intercontinental Hotels, KPMG, Linklaters, Marks and Spencer, Morgan Stanley, Nakheel, Nokia, Nomura, Novartis, Orange, Panasonic, Pfizer, Playtex, PwC, Qatar Airways, Royal Bank of Scotland, Samsung, Saudi Supreme Commission for Tourism, Shell, Siemens, Siraj Capital, Thames Water, Travelport, Wragge and Co. and Yellow Pages and governments in the US, UK, Finland, Dubai, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.


After I saw the audience reaction to your powerful presentation at the World Chambers Congress in Istanbul I knew you had to be a keynote at our Annual Conference. My instincts were right. For both the WCC and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives crowds -- both over 1,000 -- you provided the perfect combination of clear analysis of current dynamics and fascinating insights about the future
- President - American Chamber of Commerce Executives

Rohit Talwar is a unique communicator. His capacity for combining fact with narrative, balancing right and left brain and mixing education with entertainment make his presentations compelling. In the cluttered world of professional facilitators, guest speakers, moderators and consultants, Rohit is both a refreshing change and a valuable investment
- Managing Director TTF (Tourism & Transport Forum) Australia Ltd

Your presentation at the 2007 National Speakers’ Association Convention was among the most informative and value-packed I’ve EVER seen. I haven’t stopped talking about the ideas I gleaned from your speech since I left California.
- SVP- Emmerich Group

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