Mr Clem Sunter | Scenario Planner and Former Chairman & CEO Gold and Uranium Division
Anglo American

Mr Clem Sunter, Scenario Planner and Former Chairman & CEO Gold and Uranium Division, Anglo American

Clem Sunter is a top-selling business author, and one of the few specialists in the world on scenarios and their use in corporate strategy. He spent much of his career with Anglo American in the Gold and Uranium Division, serving as its Chairman and CEO from 1990 to 1996. He was until recently Chairman of the Anglo American Chairman's Fund, which in a recent survey was rated the premier corporate social responsibility fund in South Africa. During the early 1980s he helped set up a scenario planning function at Anglo, and later was one of the driving forces behind the South African High Road-Low Road scenarios that helped pave the way towards the country’s peaceful transition to democracy. Since 1987, he has authored 17 books including the best-selling ‘Fox Trilogy’ with fellow scenario strategist Chantell Ilbury He was recently awarded an Honourary Doctorate by the University of Cape Town for his work in the field of scenario planning, and was also voted by leading South African CEOs as the speaker who has made the most significant contribution to, and impact on, best practice and business in South Africa.

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