Email: nick.marsh@nextcorporation.net

Ph: (+64) 21 617267
Nick Marsh
Nick Marsh

Nick Marsh

Dr Nick Marsh

Nick was the Director of the Auckland University MBA programme and has written three management books. 'Theory K - Key to Excellence', 'The All Star Company', and 'Strategic Foresight - the Power of Standing in the Future'. He is a Strategic Facilitor with a very wide range of corporate, public sector, and not for profit clients.

He has worked on strategy over 20 years for a variety of Energy Companies, specialising in Renewable Energy and Geothermal, National Grid and Lines, and Retailing of electricity.

He works in Australia, the Pacific, and the Caribbean on growth and innovation projects. He also runs FutureSIMs, the 5 Step Strategy Process, and Design Thinking for Innovation interventions.

Email: nick.marsh@nextcorporation.net

Ph: (+64) 21 617267


Ian Ivey

Ian Ivey

Ian has a Masters of Science degree from Massey University in New Zealand. He has had senior management roles in the horticulture, corporate investment, and international petrochemical sectors, and has travelled and worked in many countries throughout Europe, the Arabian Gulf, Asia, North America, the Carribean, and the Pacific Rim.

In recent years, he has been working in the area of future proofing businesses and organisations in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and the Carribean using Strategic Foresight principles and processes, technology transfer between Europe and Australasia, and expanding a network of key international partners.

His passion is for people, new technologies and concepts, the future and the development of strategies for individual, businesses and organisations to achieve success in a world of accelerating change.

He facilitates and manages a number of internet communities of interest, including www.ttfi.net and www.leightonfuturethinking.com.

Email: ian.ivey@nextcorporation.net

Ph: (+1) 868 3500239


Mark Prain

Mark Prain

Mark is a graduate of Toi Whakaari (Wellington - 1978), New Zealand’s premier Theatre Arts academy, Mark spent 15 years as a professional actor, director, playwright and opera singer. He then spent much of the next 15 working in NZ and the USA on Sustainable Leadership.

After five years with Greenpeace (1990-94), he became Executive Director of not for profit Sustainable Cities (1995-2000) and then of the “Redesigning Resources Business Leadership Group” (2000-04). He is the author of two books on sustainable best practice (2002 & 2004), and wrote a national column on the subject for the Business Monthly from 1996-2005.

Beyond his current role as Executive Director of the Hillary Institute of International Leadership, Mark is Director of Maven Ltd., a strategic consultancy based in Christ-church. He is also an associate director of Professional Arts Services & NEXT Carbon, a trustee of a number of not for profits and the ED of the Untouched World Foundation. Mark is widely-regarded as an independent thinker and partnership-broker.

Email: mark@tippingpoint.co.nz

Ph: (+64) 21 434400