Shaping the future of work and education


Employability, future labour markets, skills gap, skills anticipation.                  

Diversity, Equity
& Inclusion

Maturity models, psychological safety, cognitive diversity, tech & bias, social justice

Talent Acquisition & Employer Brand

Talent acquisition, employer branding, executive search, early talent


Culture, hybrid work, global workforce, mobility                                                               


Leadership development, learning & development, lifelong learning                      

Education &

Curriculum innovation, employer & educator alliances, faculty & staff development

About FTC

FTC is a global think tank and talent intelligence community bringing together employers, educators and policymakers to rethink the future of work, policy and education. 

Our purpose is to help improve human capability and opportunity around the world by connecting leaders, providing and generating up-to-date, relevant insights and unfiltered advice. 


A limited corporation governed under Swedish law. Reporting is public according to the EU Transparency Act. 


Globally distributed organization headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. 


By nomination


info (a) futuretalentcouncil dot com

Upcoming Events

Future Talent Summit in Stockholm

On June 14-15, 2023, world-leaders gather in the Swedish capital Stockholm, widely recognized for being one of the most most inclusive and welcoming cities in the world.       

COP28 in Dubai

The 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the UNFCCC will convene from 30 November to 12 December 2023. It will take place in the United Arab Emirates. 

35 Years of Positive Global Impact

In 1988, a company aiming to help improve communication between students and employers, is founded in Stockholm, Sweden by an aspiring MBA student. That is the seed that will grow into a vision for what Future Talent Council is today. 

About Our Impact

Dan Black, EY

“I am excited to be part of the FTC because of the collaboration that it fosters across academia, the public, and the private sectors. Having all these important stakeholders at the table fosters an inclusive approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities in the global talent market.”

Dan Black
Global Leader, Talent Attraction & Acquisition, EY


Ellen Bailey, Harvard Business Publishing

“It’s an honor to be a member of the Future Talent Council.  Not only do I get to learn from other global leaders in other disciplines, but we get to work together to make this world a better place now and for future generations.”

Ellen Bailey
Vice President, Diversity and Culture, Harvard Business Publishing


John Dewar, La Trobe University

“La Trobe University is delighted to join the Future Talent Council and collaborate with its network of leaders and industry experts who are at the forefront of the future of work, policy and education. In today’s rapidly changing world, connecting with global leaders helps us to make the most of opportunities to develop human capacity and unlock potential in our communities.”

John Dewar
Vice-Chancellor & President, La Trobe University


Patty McCord, Netflix

“There has never been a more important time for employers, educators, and policymakers to come together and collaborate. The most successful organizations will be the ones in which everyone, on every team, understands that all bets are off and everything is changing – and thinks that’s great. That is the mentality and culture that we here, at Future Talent Council, needs to work to enable.”

Patty McCord
CHRO, Netflix (1998-2012)


Jeanine Dames, Yale University

“Future Talent Council is a unique opportunity to bring together strategic visionaries across industries. This group will begin to work towards partnerships that will help mold the next generation of global workers.”

Jeanine Dames
Director, Office of Career Strategy, Yale University


Latest Updates

Regional Talent Roundtable in Toronto
Regional Talent Roundtable in Toronto

More than 60 Canadian talent leaders from the corporate, educational and governmental sectors came together for Future Talent Council's Regional Talent Roundtable event, at York University in Toronto on January 23. They were joined by global guests from the Future...


Memberships are organizational and by nomination


A limited corporation governed under Swedish law, and the EU Transparency Act


Future Talent Council is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests


Globally distributed organization headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden



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