The Resilient Futures Family

At Resilient Futures, we all come to work each day because we want to solve real problems.  We believe that with the right tools and thinking, anyone can turn their disruption into a competitive advantage for their organisation.  We like to ask hard questions, and then look for as many answers as possible to decide the best course of action.  We strive to make a difference, and enjoy the knowledge that once an organisation works with us, they are a "client for life".

Advancing technology in communications together with a short commute to Melbourne and the Melbourne International Airport allows the Resilient Futures team to be happily based in the village of  Woodend, nestled at the foot of Mount Macedon in Victoria where the clear mountain air is conducive to creative and clear thinking.


 Larry Quick | Founder | CEO

Larry Quick | Founder | CEO

Larry Quick is a strategist with significant global experience in both the corporate and civic sectors. He is the founder of Resilient Futures and the original developer of the Strategy in Action framework.

Larry has designed, led, and facilitated countless strategic programs that draw upon his expertise in corporate strategy, innovation, economic development, technology strategy, sustainability and resilience, and urban planning.

Larry is the primary author of Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change. Larry lives in Woodend, Victoria with his wife Helen.

 David Platt  |  Director | Strategist

David Platt  |  Director | Strategist

David Platt is a strategist and expert facilitator with significant experience in education, social enterprise, community development and community resilience.

David has designed and led learning experiences that build strategic capability in leaders of organisations across Australia and the United States and is the co-author of Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change and The Disruption Readiness Test .

American by birth, when not commuting to Melbourne, David lives in Woodend, Victoria with his wife and two children.

 Paul Szymkowiak |  Strategist

Paul Szymkowiak |  Strategist

Paul is a seasoned consultant, mentor and educator, with over 30 years experience helping organisations to overcome problems and make improvements in their solutions.

An adopter of iterative and agile practices, he is one of the authors of the Rational Unified Process, and an original member of the context-driven testing community.

Paul is also active within the international "Maker" community. He led the organisation of Australasia's first Maker Faire, and has co-created a space-research maker alliance.