Tristan Fischer

Tristan Fischer is the author of all the articles on History Future Now. He is the Chairman of Lumicity Ltd, a company developing renewable energy infrastructure projects, Chairman of Fischer Farms Ltd, a vertical farming company using hydroponics, and a board Director of Fish From Ltd, an onshore salmon company. He previously worked for Camco International, Shell Renewables and Citigroup. He was educated at Cambridge University. If you liked this article and want to read more, the ebook edition of History Future Now, is now available from the Apple iBookstore!

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Big European electricity utilities are facing an existential crisis. How did this happen and what should they do?

For most consumers, the revolution that is taking place in the energy markets has been hidden from view. They still get reliable electricity from the grid, with which to power their homes and businesses. Everything More...

By Tristan Fischer On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Gaius Julius Trump and the end of the Republic- preparing for a successor

Ivanka Trump is being groomed for the Presidency The role of Ivanka Trump, and her consort Jared Kushner, in the Trump White House is clear: Trump is preparing her to be the first female President of the United More...

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

History Future Now eBook available now from iBookstore

History Future Now, ebook edition, is now available from the Apple iBookstore!  So if you have a iPad or iPhone click on this link to download it.  It is currently on at a special offer of 99c.   The Kindle More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The renewables and battery revolution. What history teaches us about the future.

The advent of cheap renewable energy and battery storage has already started to change the world. It is not an exaggeration to call this change a “revolution”. Some companies and countries will make it through More...

By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

History is written by the winners. And Europeans are losing.

German refugees at the end of the Second World War. There are a lot of people to whom the quote “history is written by the winners” is attributed to.  Winston Churchill frequently pops up in the context More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The Forgotten Monsters of Prehistory

My 12 year old son’s third book – The Forgotten Monsters of Prehistory – is now available to buy from Amazon and Lulu. Prepare to take a journey back in time to witness the most fearsome creatures More...

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Corruption and Wealth – how they correlate by country

As expected, corruption is bad for wealth.  History Future Now was researching for an article and needed some data to cross reference.  One was the correlation between the GPD per capita – which is the More...

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Happy 12,017 Human Era!

For many of us today is 1 January 2017 AD or CE.  AD stands for Anno Domini – the year of our Lord – and is a direct reference to how many years after Jesus Christ was born. Naming years linked to More...

By Tristan Fischer On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Leaving the EU Part 2: What can history teach us about the possible outcomes of Brexit?

In Part 1 of this series History Future Now investigated instances where seceding from an empire or supranational body was a disaster for both the party leaving and the party that had been abandoned. We looked More...

By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Brexit and Napoleon’s Continental System

Those of you who read or watched Sharpe, a book and TV series about a British soldier – played by Sean Bean – set during the Napoleonic Wars, will recall that Napoleon Bonaparte controlled most of More...