Dr Keith Suter is a global futurist and media commentator in national and foreign affairs. He has also held many strategic leadership roles. Keith holds three doctorates. The first of these was on the international law of guerrilla warfare (University of Sydney), the second was on the social and economic consequences of the arms race (Deakin University) and the third was on scenario planning (University of Sydney). During his career Keith has been Chairperson of the International Humanitarian Law Committee of Australian Red Cross (NSW), Chairperson of the International Commission of Jurists (NSW), Director of Studies at the International Law Association (Australian Branch) and Managing Director of the Global Directions think tank. Keith is a Life Member of the United Nations Association of Australia in recognition of his service. Keith was the President of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (1991-1998) at the University of Sydney and was a Consultant on Social Policy with the Wesley Mission for 17 years. He is also an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Keith has written a number of books. Keith will address The consumer of the future on Wednesday in Session 11.