David Forrest

Consultant in Canada

David Forrest

Consultant in Canada

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David Forrest is the founder of the Integral Strategy Network, a community of practitioners of the Integral Strategy™ methodology. David developed the Integral Strategy™ process to improve the ability of diverse stakeholders to work together in tackling wicked, boundary-spanning challenges.

Integral Strategy™ has been widely used for challenges in community planning, community development, economic development, innovation, health and wellness, education, energy, environment, climate change, food security, transportation, open government, and more.

Integral means whole, complete, containing everything essential. Integral Strategy™ focuses on the whole system and includes all of the stakeholders needed to achieve collective impact.

David consults on foresight, strategy, collaboration, and transformative change. He advises business, government and not-for-profit organizations. He has worked with many of Canada’s largest corporations and five provincial governments, and has consulted internationally in the United States, Europe and South America.

David is a Certified Management Consultant. He is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the World Future Society, and other futures organizations. He is an Advisory Board member at the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa. He publishes Innovation Watch, a continuous news feed on trends and futures.

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