Our-Partners-and-associates-2As a small and focused team, we work closely with a few key partners to provide specialist services, insights and capabilities when our clients need them. In most cases, these are partners we have worked with for many years and have shared many clients and engagements.

Key Associates and Consultants

Prof. Nick Barker

Nick BarkerProfessor Nick Barker is director of the award-winning Asia Pacific Leadership Program at the East-West Center in Hawaii, which was
established by the U.S. Congress in 1960. Nick works as a global leadership consultant. He combines three areas of expertise: leadership education, cultural anthropology, and business. After working in brand management with Procter & Gamble in Europe, Professor Barker trained as a cultural anthropologist. He has 18 years experience teaching at leading universities in the United Kingdom, Japan and the United States. In the past year, Dr. Barker has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, been a keynote speaker at the Global Leadership Conference in Beijing, consulted for Goldman Sachs across East Asia, and been a Visiting Professor of Leadership in the International MBA Program at the University of Tsukuba in Tokyo. Nick heads up our fledgling operations in Asia.

Lisa Fetsis

Lisa FetsisLisa Fetsis is a senior research analyst who tracks global trends and analyses disruptive innovation, especially the impact of emerging technologies.  She is an energy specialist who leads TomorrowToday’s forecasting team in the Asia Pacific region, with an emphasis on China, and writes customized reports for clients.  Lisa speaks Mandarin, and has over 5 years of experience in China

Read more about Lisa here…

Dil Sidhu

Dil SidhuChief External Officer of Manchester Business School, ex-KPMG and London Business School Programme Director, Dil brings huge degree of strategic and operational management expertise to our TomorrowToday team

Read more about Dil here…

Markus Kramer

Markus KramerMarkus Kramer  is an expert at helping brands, businesses and individuals grow stronger. Until recently, he helped luxury British sports car maker Aston Martin build, scale and deliver its fascinating brand to more people in more places around the world. Today he is member of the board at London and Zurich-based Brand Affairs, a high-powered team focusing on supporting brands and businesses in the areas of strategic growth, brand management, all aspects of communication and retail development.

Read more about Markus here…

Keith Holdt

Keith HoldtKeith is an expert on business analytics, big data and digital information, and speaks on “The Business of the Future”. Based in London, Keith works for LDC (the leading UK regional mid-market private equity house and part of Lloyds Banking Group), as an investment executive and is our top rated associate speaker.

See more details at http://www.keithholdt.com or at his dedicated page on this website.


“On behalf of the team I really wanted to say THANK YOU for such a great start to our strategy session. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive and you provided the team with real insight into the context we are operating in and the challenges we might face. I thought your style hit exactly the right balance of informality and humour whilst making sure the messages were clear.” Claire Osborn, Head of Talent Management, Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited

Gary Bailey

Gary BaileyEx Man-U and England Footballer
TV personality
Presenter: Leadership

Gary Bailey is a well-known soccer expert, an MBA-qualified professional speaker, and ex-Manchester United, England, Kaiser Chiefs and South African goalkeeper. He was an ambassador for South Africa’s World Cup bid. Gary has partnered TomorrowToday in developing presentations including his latest: LEAD which takes lessons from some of the leading football managers in the world and shows how businesses can emulate their successes.


Pete Laburn

Pete LaburnAfter a very successful corporate career, where he held executive positions in the FMCG and Financial Services industries, Pete built on his strong academic background to develop a unique ability to enable to people and organizations to think strategically and build strategic capability. Over the past 15 years Pete has consulted to more than 100 organizations across 4 continents. His particular strengths are in understanding developing economies, developing strategies that help organizations build resilience in times of rapid change and uncertainty, assessing global trends and their implications for the future, and strategic leadership. His bold contemporary approach balances his strong theoretical understanding of strategy with a refreshing practical approach to developing the ability to think strategically. “Pete doesn’t do strategic planning, he makes strategy live”. Pete is visiting faculty at 3 international business schools, where he lectures on ‘Strategic Thinking’, ‘Building Strategic Capability’, Global Trends and their implications for Organizations, and ‘Reputation and Balancing Stakeholder Relationships’. He is our lead presenter on the issue of the coming Baby Boomer re-tyre-ment, “Prime Time”.


“Thank you so much for your inspiring presentation which certainly set the pace and standard for the Orchestrate programme – the feedback has been extremely positive and the reflections, references and spin off discussions continue. From a design perspective too it was spot on and has really opened the minds of the participants not just for the programme but for the strategic projects and of course for the workplace too.” Hazel Chapman, Course Co-ordinator, UCB (Courage to Lead)

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Click here for a list of our specialist consulting partners.