Richard Worzel, C.F.A.

2013 Calgary Speaker

Richard Worzel

Richard Worzel, C.F.A.

Keynote Speaker and Concurrent Session Speaker
Keynote: "The Force of the Future: Post-Secondary Education in Tomorrow's World"
Concurrent Session: "Scenario Planning and Risk Management"

Richard Worzel is Canada’s leading futurist, with a client list that includes such organizations as Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Lexus, Johnson & Johnson, the National Research Council, the Clerk of the House of Commons, the TD Bank, Bank of Montreal, and Sun Life, among many others.

Richard studied computer science, economics and world trade in university, and has written articles on the future for The Report on Business, The Globe & Mail, and The Financial Post, among many others.

He started work in the investment industry as an institutional investor, and received the industry’s Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1978. Since 1979, he has run his own consulting fi rm, helping companies and organizations plan and prepare for the future.

Richard has written five best-selling books, including Who Owns Tomorrow, which reached the Financial Post’s best-seller list in the second week of publication.

He is a Scout leader, and lives in Toronto with his wife.