Thought Leadership

We position you as an industry leader. You define the conversation.

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We deliver research-led thought leadership for organisations that want to set new standards for industry and define the path forward. For customers. For markets. For success.

Our experienced team of consultants, analysts and experts work closely with global companies to understand the mission, vision and purpose of each client. We help identify areas of opportunity outside traditional corporate boundaries and help clients to focus on what’s over the horizon. Our team crafts strategic positions that enable companies to leverage their brand, expertise and products for future growth and success. In an increasingly congested global marketplace, companies that can show the way forward will be the companies that succeed.

From in-depth reports to cutting edge digital solutions to groundbreaking index work, Oxford Analytica Thought Leadership helps organisations take the lead and own the conversation.

Public Domain Thought Leadership

European Corporate Governance

An EY report prepared in collaboration with Oxford Analytica assesses European corporate governance and takes a view on the  future role of audit committees.

Sensors as drivers of Industry 4.0

An EY report prepared in collaboration with Oxford Analytica to analyze the ways in which sensor technologies will drive forward Industry 4.0

US Politics Watch

In partnership with ING, analysing the upcoming US presidential election in 2020

Sustainable IT

For Dell Technologies - the sustainability challenge for public procurement of IT in the European Union

The Future of Work

EY in collaboration with us - the impact of digitalization on the labour force in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria

Digital health

In partnership with Accenture, exploring CIO opinion in seven countries on the future of digital health

Consumer sentiment

Exploring with Thomson Reuters IPSOS how consumer sentiment relates to key themes in major economies

Digital sustainability

The Korn Ferry Digital Sustainabilty Index measures how businesses will adapt to digital disruption

Global trends to 2035

For the European Parliament we explored the global trends most critical to Europe

Global Trade

The Castrol Global Trade Barometer is a composite measure of world trade, its growth and decline

Sustainable Trade

Commerzbank partnered with us to create an original outlook for sustainable trade over the next 10-15 years

Global Talent Crunch

With Korn Ferry & Man Bites Dog, we calculated the impact of skilled talent shortages on global growth

Networked Government

World Government Summit: how technology enables public service delivery anywhere, anytime, anyhow

Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

For Hogan Lovells: how regulation and governance are shaping investor experiences and business success in Africa

The business of education in Africa

For Caerus Capital, how to harness private sector contributions to improve the quality and relevance of education in Africa

Gamification of education

For the World Government Summit: improving education with concepts drawn from video games

Political risk survey

New and Rising Geopolitical Risks Causing Financial Loss to Business, Study Finds

Infrastructure in Africa

For law firm CMS, opportunities and risks in Africa's infrastructure sector