James Bellini – Keynote Speaker

First British member of US futurology think-tank The Hudson Institute

Looking for fees and availability for James Bellini?
James Bellini Profile Picture

Specialist Subjects

  • Impact of emerging technologies and the wireless world
  • Possible futures: scenarios for the next 20 years and beyond
  • Global shift: the new realities of world economic power
  • Corporate Psyche: key to future business success
  • Future of Work and the Workplace in the Digital Age
  • Communication in the 21st Century
  • The social
  • political and economic dimensions of building a post-carbon economy



  • French


James Bellini describes himself as ‘an historian of the future’ with a close interest in key trends and strategic challenges facing current and future business into the 2020s and beyond.

Bellini was the first British staff member of the US futurology ‘think tank’ the Hudson Institute. He has also worked with the Henley Centre for Forecasting, the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Global Future Forum and worked for a number of years in advertising and corporate communications. In 2007 Bellini was elected Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation, founded by Nobel Laureate Glenn Theodore Seaborg. In 2015 he was awarded the Professional Certificate in Coaching (with Merit) by Henley Business School.

James Bellini also has more than twenty-five years experience as an award-winning TV broadcaster. He presented The Money Programme for BBC TV for three years before moving to Newsnight and Panorama and then to various independent networks. He was Editor and studio presenter at Financial Times Television and Sky News for seven years, heading up their financial and business coverage. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Recent testimonials

Watch James Bellini speaking

Want to book James Bellini as a keynote speaker for your next event?