Shivvy Jervis Innovation Futurist | Futorologist | Broadcaster | MFL Global
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Shivvy Jervis

Human Potential & Innovation Futurist

The next Internet, ‘digital human’ assistants, AR offices & Heartbeat ID – how might ground-breaking innovations such as these shape how we work, live and play? What mindsets must organisations and us citizens adopt to keep pace with not just the Fourth Industrial Revolution but its future wave of Industry ‘5.0’?

Reaching thousands through her powerful and provocative talks and broadcasts, ‘Human Potential’ and Innovation Futurist Shivvy Jervis is committed to discovering and sharing the most remarkable advances that will ultimately enhance human potential and advance humanity. Focusing not just on technology, she also uncovers the most meaningful breakthroughs from science, psychology and sociology.

The four-time award winning trends forecaster and founder of ambitious forecasting lab FutureScape 248, Shivvy Jervis is cited by the World Economic Forum as “a thought leader beyond compare” and TED Talks as “having the remarkable capacity to uncover the truly relevant notions from all the noise”.

Shivvy’s energised speeches on ‘human-perception’ AI, immersive workplaces, digital identity and future Internet of Things have earned an astonishing 24 pieces of industry recognition. This includes a hat trick – Britain’s Role Model of the year 2020, Influencer of the Year 2019 and Woman of the Year 2019 by public vote.

Shivvy Jervis recently led a highly-lauded fireside chat with Britain’s former PM David Cameron and headlined the same event – watch here. In the first half of 2020 alone, Shivvy is envisioning the Future of global cities in 2040 for the office of the Mayor of London, keynoting for the United Nations and filming a new documentary on most radical breakthroughs that will define this decade.

With over 12 years of broadcasting experience, over 14 million+ viewers watched her demystify future innovation in award-winning web series’ Digital Futures and The Trailblazers. Cutting her teeth originally as a freelance journalist for CNN Asia and Reuters, more recently Shivvy investigated the future of cities and aviation for two-part series Discovery Channel documentary Piloting the Digital Future. She also fronted mini-investigative feature Six Jobs of the Future, chaired live debate series Ringside Sessions and hosts the NextTech Insider interview series.

Shivvy Jervis is equally at home headlining an event, chairing a high-level summit or presenting a broadcast. Her audiences term her ‘riveting’, a ‘true expert’ and above all, ‘uncompromisingly passionate’.

In October 2020, Shivvy was ranked #10 globally in a list of 50 under 50 of the most trailblazing entrepreneurs of BAME origin (black asian ethnic minority).

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To learn more about Shivvy, listen to her podcast here

To view examples of Shivvy’s host, chair or facilitator skills watch here 

To hear Shivvy’s thoughts on the future of eduction, work and learning watch here

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Future of Work & WFH: The Survival Masterclass

We no longer need to be in the office to be in the office. The workplace of the ‘now and the next’ isn’t really even a place - it’s a mindset shift and radically new way of working for many. What might we expect from the future of work in light of current turbulence, and how can we learn the skills we need to stay gainfully employed? Whether you’re an employee, founder or self-employed, the universal aim is to stay financially secure.

A multi-award winning Futurist cited by the World Economic Forum as a ‘thought leader beyond compare’, Shivvy Jervis has been extolling the virtues of remote working and the ‘pack-and-go’ office for years in her talks. Now more than ever, as the world migrates to this system, Shivvy takes you on a fascinating investigation into the tools we can explore to help us work - and thrive - in an uncertain time and jobs of the future. She also explains the skills we must develop now to stay future ready.

Our 5.0 New Reality: Unlocking the 7 advances that will enhance human potential

More than halfway through the Fourth Industrial Revolution - or Industry 4.0 - the threat posed by the Coronavirus pandemic is hurtling us faster than ever to the ‘5.0 Reality’. Which developments and breakthroughs will help business and society thrive in this new reality?

What forces - scientific, sociological and technological - will stabilise us in the aftermath of the crisis that has engulfed the world? Join renowned ‘Human Potential’ and Innovation Futurist as she unlocks and shares those advances that will help sustain growth and straddle the profit and purpose ethos.

Future of Learning 2021

Based on an investigative report for the Mayor of London’s office, Shivvy shares how to navigate workplace and educational learning broken down into 4 key themes:

• Skilling for the Future
• Breakthrough Advances Enabling Learning
• A Hybrid Learning Reality
• Mindset Shifts for "future-ready" Learning

Leading in a New Reality: Three Approaches from the tech innovation arena to help you cope with radical change

In this riveting webinar, join acclaimed ‘Human Potential’ and Innovation Futurist Shivvy Jervis as she shares those powerful and meaningful approaches, and philosophies from the innovation world that will hold all sectors in good stead. How will decision makers lead their organisations through the current and future period of uncertainty with resilience and momentum?

The webinar will also cover the Future of Talent - what are the top 5-6 characteristics for the workforce of the future and where will you find these people?

The New Metropolis: Cities of the Future

How might cities adapt to radical changes in society, environment and unexpected disasters such as Covid-19 to keep its citizens safe and secure? The current Futurologist of choice of the office of the Mayor of London chosen to envision the Future of Cities in 2040, multi-award winning Futurist Shivvy Jervis will take you on a fascinating journey into the 7 most striking shifts impacting our cities. She will cover Mobility, Connectivity, Environment and Everyday Life.

Jervis has also presented Piloting the Digital Future, an ambitious two-part documentary for Discovery Channel on the evolution of Singapore into a world-leading city and is a passionate advocate for the sustainability of our cities.

Future of Learning through to 2025

In the workplace and in education.
Themes being covered include:

- Skills we'll need to stay employable
- New emerging enabling technologies that will drive learning forward (hyper personalised learning systems etc)
- Mindset shifts such as lifelong learning

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Your invaluable insights and sharing of experiences elevated the E-Nation stage into a prestigious technology and innovation discourse. These incredible insights were extremely well received and appreciated by our virtual audience, proving to be a much needed intellectual feed to help navigate through the new norm.

MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre)

We have received a huge amount of positive feedback about your session. You covered a fascinating subject and I am certain we could have talked for hours had we had more time. We very much appreciate your making our Global Women’s Financial Forum the success that it was.

Credit Suisse

Special thanks to Shivvy Jervis for the amazing leadership and meaningful conversation on the opportunities fuelled by digital transformation during her masterclass for Microsoft. The content, energy and perspectives were inspiring!


Shivvy's talk at our Innovation Nation events were everyone’s favourite session; because of both the content and the fantastic energy of her delivery.


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  • UK:

    £3k to £7k

  • Europe:

    £7k to £15k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

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  • United Kingdom



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