services corporate, larger not for profit and VC-backed growth companies. As appropriate, on behalf of these, it pulls in and coordinates leading talents from industry and academia. delivers research, training, and business development services. It helps organisations agree goals and the resources and values to apply to these. It helps with mergers, acquisitions, innovation and deal flow. It mitigates risk with due diligence and maximises returns with actions based upon insightful research and planning. is run by Steve Lowe, who has masters degrees in business and computing and experience in academic policy analysis, international consultancy and corporate finance, and is on the international expert forecasting panel at


Past open projects: was prepared for the 2008 London Festival of Architecture. It remains as an on-line exhibition of thermal imagery from around London. Its output inspired numerous TV programs and research studies,  and has found its way into museums, text books, websites and newspapers from around the world.

‘1 City Many People’ was an exhibition at London’s City Hall with an associated web site still up at The project had a major impact on how disabled access was perceived by policy makers and architects in London and led directly to the installation of a disabled access lift at Tower Bridge in time for the 2012 Olympics.

All future open and outreach work will be handled by


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The future is not just over the horizon

It is also unfolding and being shaped around you

Established and novel techniques can be applied as appropriate to enhance futures awareness; improve resilience; foster innovation, increase profitability; mitigate risk; improve environmental, social and governance performance, and boost shareholder value.

Where projects involve assisting with sales presentations, bids and fund raising, can help clients realise positive, measurable results in a little as a few days. The future now unfolding results in part from whatever actions you now take.

Some recent notes

Concerns about LinkedIn : a one page discussion note (.pdf in new window)

A one page analysis of recent population forecasts (.pdf in new window)

Discussion notes on energy for London Futurists (10pp .pdf in new window)