Working from home, uptick in McMansions, the coming of Carmageddon, mental health concerns plus the meteoric rise of aged and disabled carersRead less
Australia at 30 million by 2030 has a revitalised manufacturing sector, cities built around 20-min hubs, rising agribusiness sector, agile workforce and challenges in aged careRead less
Post-pandemic Australia driving demand for agribusiness, mining (especially lithium), defence (material), industrial space, housing (including affordable and social) and, above all, aged and disabled careRead less
Lifestyle obsessed, home focussed, tech-savvy customers of the future will demand more for lessRead less
Australia desperately needs skilled workers in healthcare, engineering, data science, trades especially building & construction as well as unskilled workersRead less
Over the balance of the 2020s Millennials (born 1983-2001) will pass into their 40s and unleash a tidal wave of consumer and household spendingRead less
Post-Covid lifestylers, downshifting boomers, Millennials on the move plus a surge in demand for agribusiness is reimagining regional AustraliaRead less
Plummeting fertility rates (globally) are reducing the working-age population and driving up demand for automationRead less
Out with call centres in with the great appification as B2C communication shifts from in-person calls to apps, AI and chatbots in a world where customers are evermore tech-savvyRead less
The rise of remote work feeds into the next generation’s desire to have greater control over how workplace value is delivered.Read less
Australia's Leading Social Commentator, Author and Demographics Expert.
With a reputation that precedes him, Bernard Salt works as a trend analyst and forecaster for business, government, and society. His first book, 'The Big Shift,' was a bestseller and both highlighted and predicted the big surge in demand for lifestyle and residential property. Using an abundance of research to back up his claims, Bernard is well positioned to deliver an engaging and informative presentation.
Bernard’s second book, 'The Big Picture,' was another bestseller and detailed the change in work, life, relationships, and society within the 21st Century. His third book, ‘Man Drought,' not only attracted ample attention but introduced a new term into Australian vocabulary.
Bernard is the founder of KPMG Demographics and continues to plan and write several global studies for the company, including Beyond the Baby Boomers (2007) along with The Global Skills Convergence (2008), both of which piqued media interest. Currently, Bernard heads The Demographics Group, which provides specialist advice on demographic, consumer, and social trends for business.
As a popular speaker both nationally and internationally, Bernard is highly sought-after for his understanding and knowledge of Australia’s demographics. Described as a captivating, interesting, and entertaining speaker, Bernard works to stimulate and engage with his audiences at an array of events.
As the global pandemic continues, Bernard can tailor his presentation to discuss the effects of the Coronavirus and the opportunities for business success in this brave new world. He can present his keynote speech by virtual broadcast to your organization through videoconferencing, live streaming, and Zoom events.