Leadership Team : Ian Ivey

Ian Ivey is a Principal of NEXT and has a Masters Degree in Science with First Class Honours from Massey University in New Zealand. He has had senior management roles in the horticulture, corporate investment, and international energy petrochemical sectors, and has travelled and worked in many countries throughout Europe, the Arabian Gulf, South East Asia, North America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Rim.

In recent years, he has been working in the area of future proofing businesses and organisations in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Germany, and the Caribbean using Strategic Foresight principles and processes, entrepreneurship and innovation training, technology transfer between Europe and Australasia, and expanding a network of key international associates and contacts (now over 2,000).

He owns an international information broking and strategic foresight business, is a Director and Shareholder of an online business, and is involved with numerous consulting projects in both the public and private sectors in 15 different countries as part of the NEXT international consulting network (

He facilitates and manages a number of online communities of interest through the Internet and social networks including the following:;,!/pages/TT-Foresight-Innovation-Network/123908201002309

He has also been a member of Shaping Tomorrow for many years and is currently a member of the Shaping Tomorrow User Council.

Contact Details
Tel: +64 21 754 704
Physical: 6/135 Trafalgar Street, Onehunga, Auckland 1061, New Zealand


Skype: ianivey
Twitter: @iveyline