Director and Co-Founder, The Demographics GroupSimon Kuestenmacher is a Director and Co-Founder of The Demographics Group which is headed by Bernard Salt. The group provides specialist advice on demographic, consumer and social trends for business.
Simon speaks two languages; has a Bachelor in geography from Humboldt University in Berlin and a Master of Urban Geography from Melbourne University; he writes a column in The Australian and is a media commentator on demographic and data matters.
Simon has presented to numerous corporate and industry audiences across Australia and overseas on demographic trends, consumer insights and cultural change in Australia.
His work is appreciated by groups from the financial services, property, government, education, technology, retail and professional services industries, among others.
In his spare time Simon runs what is by now the world’s largest Twitter account dedicated to maps and data. In the space of 4 years he has amassed 200,000 global followers, reaches over 25 million people every month and ranks as one of the world’s Top 10 influencers in data visualisation. If you’re not already following Simon on Twitter, he can be found @SimonGerman600.