Dr. Robin Lincoln Wood is a world-renowned strategist, futurist, social and business entrepreneur, author, and agent of transformation. He has worked at board level with the world’s leading organizations, banks, and several governments in 37 countries on four continents, and is deeply skilled in designing and catalyzing major shifts in large-scale systems. Robin has advised the leadership teams and senior executives in more than 50 of the Global 1000. In 2000 the Economist published his award-winning book Managing Complexity. A true expert on leadership theory and practice, he has authored a further seven books on various aspects of transformation and change at micro, meso, and macro scale, including The Great Shift, Lifeshift 2020, The Trouble with Paradise, Synergise!, Making Good Happen and The Momentous Leap. Dr. Wood started out as an Advocate of the Supreme Court, after co-leading the Anti-Apartheid and Free Mandela campaigns at law school, then helped found an investment bank in Citicorp in his mid-twenties. He rose to serve in executive leadership roles in electronic banking, consulting firms, and information technology companies. His doctorate from London Business School demonstrated the transformational impact of Strategic Alignment. Robin’s experience leading large-scale change efforts include helping shape the evolution of the Internet and digital economy, spending several years between London, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley; advising Tony Blair’s Policy Unit on the impact of the digital economy on social capital; pioneering the application of spiral dynamics and integral approaches in large scale organizational transformation programs; and helping the World Bank develop the first sustainable energy strategy for the first Rio conference, then speaking at Rio+20. Today he is a recognized leader in the field of sustainability, leadership and social innovation, as Founder of Renaissance2, the Thriveability Foundation, The Balancer and the Thriveworld Game.