James Bellini is a futurist, analyst, broadcaster and regular consultant to businesses and governments around the world. He is an expert in the future outlook for business, particularly within the context of the internet, virtual markets and related developments in e-culture and business re-invention. James has a close interest in key strategic challenges facing current and future business up to Horizon 2025. He is founder of Media Counsellors, a UK-based communications consultancy and the author of numerous books, special reports and analytical papers on social, political and business trends.
James was the first British member of the renowned US-headquartered futurology think-tank, the Hudson Institute, founded by Dr Herman Kahn. He subsequently consulted for the London-based Henley Centre for Forecasting and The Economist Intelligence Unit, and following this, joined the BBC as presenter of The Money Programme, Newsnight and Panorama.
James served for four years on the European Advisory Board of the Global Future Forum, and in January 2007 he was admitted as a Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation, founded by Nobel Laureate Glenn Theodore Seaborg.