Erik Peterson is a partner at A.T. Kearney and managing director of the firm’s Global Business Policy Council (GBPC), a strategic advisory service specifically designed to provide insight and analysis to the world’s foremost CEOs and business-minded thought leaders. For the past five years, under Mr. Peterson’s leadership, A.T. Kearney’s GBPC has been recognized by the prestigious “Go-To Think Tank Index” as one of the very best for-profit think tank in the world.
At A.T. Kearney, Mr. Peterson has supported a range of initiatives pertaining to strategic planning, foresight, global trends, scenario planning, contingency assessments, and quantitative forecasting. He has performed extensive client-facing work across multiple sectors (chemicals, oil & gas, utilities, transportation, retail, technology, health/medical, and technology).
In 2010, he launched the award-winning A.T. Kearney-University of Oxford Scenario Planning Programme, an annual event for A.T. Kearney clients combining theoretical and practical insight on scenario-based strategic planning. The following year, he also launched A.T. Kearney Strategy Summits in Bogota, Dubai, Geneva, Mexico City, Minneapolis, Monterrey, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Washington, DC. He was lead developer of A.T. Kearney’s scenario work on Russia, EU@30, America@250, and the global economic outlook—among others.