In his work with Future iQ, David developed the ground breaking Future Game into a widely used planning and workshop tool. The Future Game has now been successfully used in 10 countries, translated into 4 languages, and played with over 25,000 participants. He pioneered the global application of Scenario Planning to regions and rural industries across the globe. Having worked in the field of regional and community revitalisation for over 20 years, he is a leader in the field of future planning.
David Beurle specialises in creating innovative future planning processes for use in Corporate, Industry, Regional and Community Settings.
“David Beurle has the ability to help people reach consensus in a smooth and focused manner. He is so accomplished that you don’t realise he is in the room until the consensus point has been reached.”
Denny Glenn, Project Manager, DoD Community Assistance Program, Allen County, Ohio, USA
David Beurle is a globally renowned expert in Future Thinking and Strategic Planning. His work extends from local and regional planning, through to global think-tanks and strategic planning.
An accomplished speaker, having led over 400 community visioning sessions across North America, Australia and Europe, David has made numerous keynote addresses and presentations.
David brought his extensive experience and knowledge to a succinct group of invited experts at a Think Tank in St Georges House, Windsor Castle, UK. where he ran a global consultation entitled, ‘Building Sustainable Regions in Today’s World’. This involved 34 experts from 11 countries across the world to discuss the opportunities and challenges that people are going to face in the future. This work will be expanded with another Think Tank with St Georges House, Windsor Castle which explores the ‘Future of Urban Living’ in December 2018.
A diverse career has seen David working as a scientist in the remotest parts of Australia through to working at the highest levels of Government, with eight years as the advisor to a senior Australian Cabinet Minster; the Western Australian Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries. David has held a position on the Board of the Western Australian Community Foundation and his work in community and economic development has earned his work international, national and state awards; including twice being awarded the International Community Development Society’s ‘Innovative Project Award’.