16 episodes

Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

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    • Society & Culture

Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

    16: The future of engineering

    16: The future of engineering

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward series, presenter Andrea Catherwood is joined by one of the UK’s most influential leaders in the energy business Lord John Browne, the former Chief Executive of BP. 
     
    Lord Browne's latest book ‘Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation' tells the story of engineering’s impact on civilisation – both good and bad - and argues that we need not put the brakes on future technological development.

    • 44 min
    15: The future of teaching

    15: The future of teaching

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward Series, Andrea Catherwood is joined by award winning writer, teacher and journalist Kate Clanchy.
    Her latest book Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me has been called 'one of the most inspiring books about teaching ever written'.  Kate Clanchy wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it.

    • 48 min
    14: The future of technology

    14: The future of technology

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward Series, Andrea Catherwood is joined by award winning computer scientist and social entrepreneur Professor Sue Black OBE.
    Named one of the top 50 women in tech in Europe, Sue is one of the leading tech personalities in the UK today and has spent over  20 years campaigning for more recognition for women in computing. She’s also well known for founding the campaign to save Bletchley Park and sits on the Government’s advisory board for improving digital services.

    • 35 min
    13: The future of leadership

    13: The future of leadership

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward Series, Andrea Catherwood is joined by economist and former White House Presidential Advisor, Pippa Malmgren. 
    Her latest book The Leadership Lab, argues that the old rules of successful leadership no longer work and Pippa tells Andrea that we need to broaden our vision of what leadership can and should be, to take on the opportunities and the threats of the 21st Century. 
     

    • 44 min
    12: The future of brands and consumerism

    12: The future of brands and consumerism

    Andrea speaks to advertising guru and writer Rory Sutherland about the future of brands and consumerism. His latest book 'Alchemy - The Surprising Power Of Ideas Which Don't Make Sense' is a fascinating insight into why we respond to certain brands and advertising. Rory argues the case for ‘magic',  writing that ‘irrational solutions to human problems are waiting to be discovered’.

    • 56 min
    11: The future of society

    11: The future of society

    Andrea speaks to internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur Dr Hilary Cottam about the future of society.  Hilary’s work in Britain and around the world has focused on solutions to some of the great social challenges of our time. Challenges such as ageing, loneliness, chronic disease, good work and inequality. In her latest book Radical Help Hilary argues that the welfare state requires dramatic reform to make it fit for the 21st century. The welfare state transformed the UK and was emulated globally - it was a brilliant innovation. So what’s gone wrong?
    You can buy Hilary Cottam's 'Radical Help' here: http://bit.ly/2SdBAT3 (https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/NspqCQW4nf3Lo4XCxKEBh?domain=bit.ly)

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

thekateface ,

Great insights

Thought provoking podcast series covering a range of interesting topics. Would definitely recommend.

Dexellis ,

Informative and interesting

Just subscribed to the Podcast after a friends recommendation.

Very interesting, looking forward to exploring further.

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Great series!

Well worth a listen...will get you thinking!

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