We’ve got an exciting Star Speaker Webinar lined up next Wednesday 27 May when leading futurist Gerd Leonhard will talk about the post-Corona future – all members, staff and clients welcome!

21st May 2020

MGI World Star Speaker image layout featuring Gerd Leonhard

MGI Worldwide with CPAAI is thrilled to announce our upcoming Star Speaker Webinar, where futurist, speaker and author Gerd Leonhard will be sharing his thoughts on life after Covid-19.

Gerd is a much sought-after speaker, having presented at more than 1700 events in 60+ countries since 2004, including at our AGM in Frankfurt in October 2017. On May 27th, he will be speaking to us!

“The Great Transformation: How Covid-19 is changing our world.”

There was a time before Corona, and there will be a time after Corona, where we all have to learn and adapt to a new kind of normal. Gerd refers to this as ‘The Great Transformation.’

We are likely to see huge challenges and there may be hardships, but this period will also serve as life’s reset, and could be the catalyst of many new beginnings. 

This webinar will prove valuable for all types of businesses and organisations that wish to focus on the positives and maximise these new opportunities. 

We encourage you to invite your colleagues and contacts too – all are welcome!  

In this webinar we will explore:

  • How will business recover?
  • Does the pandemic advance or hinder the technological revolution?
  • Will we travel or use virtual meetings instead?
  • How will we work?
  • What will be our relationship with our clients and staff?
  • Are there opportunities for service businesses?
  • Will the climate benefit long term?

Please send us any questions you would like to ask Gerd. We will also be taking questions on the day.

Join us on

Wednesday May 27, 2pm (BST) London Time for

The Great Transformation: How Covid-19 is changing our world.


Introducing Gerd Leonhard

Gerd is a futurist and humanist who believes that all scientific and technological progress should further collective human flourishing. He is also a keynote speaker, author and film maker. Most recently, he has produced a new short film ‘The Great Transformation – life after Covid-19", discussing how life as we know it has changed and explaining why now is the time to collaborate, re-invent and take care of each other. You can see more about him and his ideas HERE.

Listed by Wired Magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in Europe (2015), Gerd’s work focusses on the future of humanity and technology, digital ethics, artificial intelligence, future-leadership and communications.

This is a valuable webinar for all MGI Worldwide, CPAAI and Mackrell International members, staff and clients - we urge you to share the invitation!

You are welcome to take a look at the extra resources and short films from Gerd ahead of this webinar, please go to: short film on impact of covid9the covid19 crisis (long version) the 12 bullets (shorter version), latest keynote videosvirtual events playlist, short fimsJan 2020 film 'How the Future Works', We Need to Talk about AI.


For more information about this and other MGI Worldwide with CPAAI webinars please visit our international events calendar at, go HERE.

MGI Worldwide with CPAAI is a top 20 ranked global accounting network and association with 10,000 independent auditors, accountants and tax experts in some 460 locations in almost 100 countries around the world.

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