Katy Cooper

Founder and Managing Director Disruptive Co.


Katy helps organisations build strategic plans for a future they can’t see yet. She develops leaders who can lead through ambiguity and change, and helps organisations understand there are multiple potential futures and what leading that future looks like.

Katy is an energetic, highly skilled collaborator, speaker and facilitator who is also a proud Tasmanian. A natural storyteller, her engaging and authentic presence will provoke you to really think about what the future means for you.

Katy is a trained futurist with the Institute for the Future, Copenhagen Institute of Future Studies and Poli.Design in Milan. She has 25+ years’ experience in retail, customer experience and strategic management, human resources, financial services, tourism and hospitality and technology industries.