Oliver Freeman

Director, The Neville Freeman Agency

Oliver Freeman is a publisher and writer as well as director of The Neville Freeman Agency, which he co-founded with Richard Neville in 2002. In 2003 he was appointed Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business at the University of Technology in Sydney.

Oliver is acknowledged as having done more for the uptake of scenario planning in Australia and is also an internet entrepreneur – co-founding www.ebooks.com in 1998; www.leagle.com  in 2005 www.homepagedaily in 2006 and www.larrikinpost.com in 2012.

Oliver has MAs from the University of Oxford and the University of Essex. He is past chairman of the Copyright Agency Limited, Viscopy and UNSW Press. He served as a director of The Australian Business Foundation from 2002-2008. He is past Vice President of the Australian Publishers Association and, now, Vice President of the action-focused think tank Reinvent Australia (www.reinventaustralia.net.au)

In 2012 Oliver’s book FutureVision Scenarios for the World in 2040, co-authored with Richard Watson, was published by Scribe in Melbourne and in the UK in July 2013. He is currently writing his first novel.