Stephen Johnston is the founder of Fordcastle, a UK-based, globally-focused innovation consultancy that operates at the intersection of innovation and impact. Stephen is also co-founder of Aging2.0, a US-based global network for innovation in ageing, with 30,000 members across 94 volunteer-run local chapters in 24 countries. He is the co-author of Growth Champions (Wiley, 2012) and serves on a number of non-profit boards. Stephen studied Economics at Cambridge University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.
Caitlin is a marketing and operations consultant specialising in translating market research and consumer insight into strategic initiatives with actionable outcomes. Working previously with clients in Australia, UK and the Middle East, her background is in regional banking and professional services. Past work includes the relaunch of a regional bank and a repositioning brand campaign which was the recipient of a Gold Cannes Lion award. Caitlin holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine.
Michelle is a strategic consultant with a focus on foresight and innovation, advising organizations on long-term trends and their implications for business and society. Michelle previously worked at Kantar Consulting where she helped clients answer strategic questions on the future of their communities, brands, and environments. Most recently, Michelle established the Grand Challenges initiative at Aging2.0. Michelle received her Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Oxford.