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Phil Ruthven Travels from Melbourne, VIC

Phil Ruthven


  • Business
  • C E O / M D
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Futurist
  • Management
  • Risk Management
  • Small Business
  • Society / Social Trends
  • World Affairs

Phil Ruthven is the founder and Chairman of one of Australia’s best known business information, forecasting and strategic services corporations. He is also a director of other companies, advisory boards and charitable organisations.

He contributes regularly to radio, TV, newspapers, magazines and documentaries.  He presents keynote presentations incorporating areas of business, economic and social issues.  He continues to be one of the nation’s most frequent and prolific commentators in demand by the media, and is possibly Australia’s most respected strategist and futurist on business, social and economic matters.

Phil is a science graduate, and added to these qualifications with further studies in management and economics at various universities and institutes. His company has earned the reputation as an astute forecasting and advisory corporation, based on its unique and comprehensive databases. Its foresight and insight of business trends are outstanding, with the most envious record of accuracy among its peers in the nation.

Phil is a past board member of the Melbourne Institute, a past Director of Open Family Australia (the charitable foundation aiding street children) and a recent Director of CEDA. Phil is an Honorary Adjunct Professor at The University of Technology, Sydney.   

His international corporation has become the premier provider of industry information in the United States, Australia, China, the United Kingdom and New York.    It is a privately owned company employing some 200 staff, growing at 20%-25% per annum in revenue.

Phil delivers the facts and figures with his own unique style, wit and humour.


Phil's presentation was first class. He made his story based on usually uninteresting statistics not only interesting, but entertaining.

AMP Society

Our delegates made special mention of Mr Ruthven and how much they enjoyed his presentation and how up to date it was.

Insolvency Practitioners Association

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