Peter Kennedy is a founding principal of the Futures Strategy Group who specializes in long-term market assessment, enterprise risk management, and scenario-based strategic planning.
Peter has more than 25 years’ experience in helping client organizations make effective plans in the face of future uncertainty and change. He has provided analytical, forecasting and decision-support services to numerous corporate and governmental organizations in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. Peter has managed scenario-planning engagements for clients in the automotive, air transportation, health care, financial services, telecommunications, and consumer products industries. His government clients include the U.S. Coast Guard, NASA Aeronautics, FEMA, and the U.S. Department of State.
Over the last decade, much of Peter’s scenario planning work has been focused on health care and medical sectors, where he has played leadership roles in strategic planning project for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, several medical certification boards and schools of medicine and nursing.
Prior to the founding of FSG and for nearly four years, Peter was a senior manager in the Strategy practice of Deloitte Consulting. Before that, Peter was director of the Emerging Markets practice of The Futures Group, Inc., based in Glastonbury, Conn. Prior to joining The Futures Group, Peter spent six years with The Economist Group, where he served as a country analyst, editor, and manager of proprietary research for the Americas region.
Peter holds an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin (Economics/Public Policy) and a BA in History from Le Moyne College. He has written extensively on planning, strategy, and risk management issues for such publications as Journal of Business Strategy, Directors and Boards and Innovation Management. Peter has appeared on national news programs carried by the CNN and Bloomberg networks. He is a guest lecturer on Strategy & Operations at Fordham University and the Copenhagen Business School. Peter speaks Spanish, and holds U.S. and Irish citizenship.