Our Work

Current and past projects:


Analysis of innovation ecosystems in Eastern Europe, commissioned by SAAB. Looking at drawing potential learnings from Nordic countries and how they can be applied to Eastern European economies.
Development of concept for a novel city creativity index including narrative, definition, identification of innovative indicators and developments of new measurements of creativity at the city level.

EU Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Selected as member of the panel for the peer review of Denmark’s innovation system under the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility.

Centre for Future Preparedness, UAE

Development of the Future Possibilities Index, including survey, workshops, media outreach and expert engagement.
Speaking engagements, blogs, advisory boards, fellowships:
  • Interparliamentary Union: Panelist on future of work

  • UN World Data Forum: Panelist on big data and privacy

  • Chatham House: Panelist on big data and economics

  • Fourth Sector Initiative: Advisory Board member

  • Economist Intelligence Unit/Pictet: Advisory Board on Innovation Hotspots

  • Horasis Global Meeting: Panelist on future of work

  • Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils: Senior Fellow

Past experience of team members includes :
  • Global Risks Report, 2014-2018
  • Global Competitiveness Report, 2005-2017
  • Implementation of Mexico/Colombia Competitiveness Labs in 2016, public private processes to enhance competitiveness in Colombia and Mexico.
  • Implementation of Brazil Competitiveness Lab, 2017, a public private process to implement competitiveness in Brazil.
  • Arab World Competitiveness Report 2007-2018 with EBRD, WB/IFC, OECD.
  • Jordan: National Export Strategy
  • South Africa: Capacity building in South African Export Promotion
  • Côte d’Yvoire: National Export Strategy
  • Tunisia Textile sector export promotion
  • Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Cameroon, Zambia: Export sector development
  • Nigeria: advisory on the creation and work programme of the National Competitiveness Council