About Church Futures

Conference speaker and social commentator

It is as a communicator that Dr Keith Suter shines. Having extensive experience in lecturing and teaching, his ability to communicate is exemplary.

Keith is a regular on the corporate speaking circuit where all of his presentations are tailored to the clients brief. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Dr Keith Suter is a fascinating speaker on any occasion.

Media Personality

As Foreign and International Affairs Editor on Channel 7’s ‘Sunrise’ program, Dr Keith Suter is the resident expert on international issues affecting Australian business and society.

Consultant on social policy

Keith Suter farewelled the Wesley Mission after seventeen years in August 2008.  During his time at the Mission, Keith’s role as Consultant on Social Policy, a Consultant to Aged and Community Services (NSW), Health Services Association (NSW) and the Conflict Resolution Network saw him involved in a wide range of local and international issues.

His experiences and insights formed the basis of his radio broadcast ‘talking politics’ on the 2GB network.

Career and credits

Dr Keith Suter has many career credits. They include:

Chairperson, International Humanitarian Law Committee of Australian Red Cross (NSW)

Chairperson, International Commission of Jurists (NSW)

Director of Studies, International Law Association (Australian Branch).

Member of the Club of Rome, international think tank.

First class education

A first class education is backed up by a powerful intellect and appreciation of the factors driving world politics and current affairs. Keith Suter’s first doctorate was in the international law of guerrilla warfare and his second in the economic and social consequences of the arms race. His Masters degree is in religious studies and was on the role of the Uniting Church in the debate over economic justice.

‘The Future of the Uniting Church in Australia’ is the subject of this third doctorate.

Conference Speaker
Scenario Planner

Dr Keith Suter is a highly experienced speaker. He is a regular on the corporate speaking circuit, where all of his presentations are tailored to the clients.

Dr Keith Suter is also a scenario planner. He works with organizations on their "futures" and their potential opportunities for innovation.