Timothy Shoup is a Senior Advisor & Futurist at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies.
In this role, he provides advisory services to corporations, institutions and governments on a global basis in the areas of strategic planning, scenario thinking, technological disruption, geopolitical development, and emerging risks assessment.
Timothy was previously a senior economist in the corporate strategy department at Maersk Group, where he was responsible for providing data-driven research on macroeconomic and industry trends, as well as analysis and recommendations for strategic and operational decision-making regarding investment planning, capital allocation, M&A and optimizing the financial performance for the $8 billion offshore drilling portfolio.
He also worked in the Los Angeles office of the investment banking firm Houlihan Lokey, where he was a deal team member of various industry advisory groups focused on technology, media, telecom, sports and entertainment. Timothy was responsible for advising senior management teams, boards of directors & special committees, private equity funds, hedge funds, and institutional investors on diverse corporate finance transactions with an aggregate value of $50 billion, including sell-side mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and portfolio valuation & advisory.
Timothy holds an MTS degree in Philosophy, Theology & Ethics from Boston University, and a BA degree in Sociology, Psychology & Anthropology from Samford University.
Senior Advisor & Futurist