Speakers Profile - Dr Keith Suter

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Dr Suter is an experienced, professional and awarded presenter renowned for explaining complex global and business issues in a way his audiences can digest and understand. He is in demand as an MC and conference facilitator. Keith´┐Żs tailored keynotes, workshops, facilitated sessions are entertaining, highly compelling and always captivating.

Academic Expert:
Dr Keith Suter has achieved three doctorates. The first of these was about the international law of guerrilla warfare (University of Sydney), and the second about the social and economic consequences of the arms race (Deakin University) and a third doctorate on scenario planning (Sydney University).

Leadership Roles:
He has been appointed to many prestigious roles throughout his career, including 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.

Global Recognition:
He has also been a member of the prestigious Club of Rome since 1993. The Club is ´┐Żan informal association of independent leading personalities from politics, business and science, men and women who are long-term thinkers interested in contributing in a systemic interdisciplinary and holistic manner to a better world. The Club of Rome members share a common concern for the future of humanity and the planet.´┐Ż The club has only 100 members, with Mikhail Gorbachev amongst them.

Keith is a Life Member of the United Nations Association of Australia in recognition of his service. At various times from 1978 to 1999, he served as the national president of the organisation and took on the roles of the WA and NSW state president.

Strategic Roles:
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´┐Żs for 17 years. In addition, he served as a consultant for a number of other organisations, with a focus on local and international issues.

He is also an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Amongst Keith´┐Żs many books are ´┐ŻAll about Terrorism: Everything you were afraid to ask´┐Ż and ´┐ŻGlobal Order and Global Disorder: Globalization and the Nation-State´┐Ż and ´┐Ż50 Things You Want to Know About World Issues´┐Ż But Were Too Afraid to Ask´┐Ż

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