Members & Competences

Foresight Europe Network includes more than 260 individuals who are active or highly interested in foresight and futures-related work. Many members are affiliated with the European Nodes of the Millennium Project.

To apply to become a member or update your membership information, please complete our registration form.

This list is a partial list of the larger Foresight Europe Network. The individuals listed on this page have positively indicated they wish to be publicly listed as network members.

ALGERIA

Amine Aouissi, Associate Professor, UFAS1, Setif
Competences: Analyst and economic prospectiviste.

AUSTRIA

Elli B. Tzatzanis-Stepanovic, FFG-Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna
Competences: Certified futures thinking specialist (IFTF), Horizon Scanning, Delphi, Participatory Foresight, Design Thinking
https://www.ffg.at/en

AZERBAIJAN, Baku

Millennium Project Node contact:
Ms Reyhan Huseynova, PhD, Azerbaijan Future Studies Society
http://www.futurestudies.az/

BELGIUM, Brussels

Millennium Project Node contacts:

Mr Philippe Destatte, The Destree Institute
Competencies: Regional Foresight, Governance, STI Policy & Industry, Corporate Foresight
http://www.institut-destree.eu/

Alex Fotescu
Competences: Trends & weak signals, scanning {environmental, horizon}, social & political roadmapping, scenarios development, complexity & systems analysis, strategic foresight, geo-economic / grand strategy cross-impact analyses.

CROATIA / Hrvatska

Mr Kristian RavićSenior Advisor at the City of Zagreb
Competences: Service design, technology roadmapping, scenario planning, business process management, change and innovation management.
https://zagreb.hr

Emira Becic, Freelancer, Zagreb
Competences: STI statistics, SDG statistics, Education and training statistics, regional development.

CZECH Republic, Prague

Millennium Project Node contact:
Mr. Ondrej Pokorny, Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Competences: Horizon scanning, Megatrend analysis, Delphi, Scenario workshops
https://www.tc.cz/en/

FINLAND


Millennium Project Node contacts:

Dr. Sirkka Heinonen, Professor emerita, Director of FFRC Helsinki Office, https://utu.fi/en/ffrc
Competencies: Scenarios and methodologies, cities, learning, crisis awareness

Dr Juha Kaskinen, Director, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics – University of Turku
Competencies: Strategic foresight, sustainability, regional development, in house training
https://utu.fi/en/ffrc


Nick Balcom Raleigh, Researcher and UNESCO Co-Chair on Learning for Transformation and Planetary Futures, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics – University of Turku
Competencies: Futures Literacy; Transformation; Complexity; Climate Innovation
https://utu.fi/en/ffrc

Marianna Birmoser Ferreira-Aulu, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics – University of Turku
Competencies: Scenarios, Amazonia, Sustainable Futures, Socio-politic-environmental dynamics
https://utu.fi/en/ffrc

Samira Yaghouti, Finland Futures Research Center
Competences: Future studies, Futures of English Language Teaching
https://www.utu.fi/en/ffrc/a>

Martyn Richards, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics – University of Turku, https://utu.fi/en/ffrc
Competencies: Futures Literacy, Transformative Learning, Participatory Methods, Action Research

Veli Virmajoki, Finland Futures Research Centre – University of Turku

Competences: Future of Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Futures Research

FRANCE


Millennium Project Node contacts:

Ms Saphia Richou, PhD, Prospective Foresight Network, Paris
http://www.prospective-foresight.com/


Mr Daniel Kaplan
, Plurality University Network
Competencies: Fiction, arts, participatory
https://plurality-university.org/

Ute Hélène von Reibnitz, SCENARIOS + VISION, Vence
Competences: Facilitation of foresight projects, workshops, seminars in all business sectors in English, French and German.
www.scenarios-vision.com

GERMANY / Deutschland


Millennium Project Node contacts:
Ms Cornelia Daheim, Future Impacts Consulting, Cologne
Competencies: Foresight Capacity Building; Foresight Gaming; Foresight Studies
http://future-impacts.de/en/

Dr. Bernhard Albert, Foresight Solutions / Advanced Foresight Group, Frankfurt am Main
Competencies: Scenario planning, participatory foresight, scientific analysis, designing of futures
www.foresight-solutions.com

K. Christoph Keller, Aveniture GmbH – Engineers for futures studies, Freinsheim (Mannheim Area)
Competencies: Technology Futures, Agile Corporate Foresight, Innovation Processes, Future Business
https://www.aveniture.de

K. Christoph Keller, Prognos AG (https://www.prognos.com); FU-Berlin (https://master-zukunftsforschung.de); Zukunftswissenschaft (Blog) (http://www.zukunftswissenschaft.de)
Competencies: Technology futures, Innovation, Corporate Foresight, Serious Play in foresight, Evaluation of foresight, Data-based foresight, Empirically founded scenarios, stochastic modelling, and impact analyses

Professor Heiko von der Gracht, School of International Business and Entrepreneurship, Steinbeis University, Herrenberg
Competencies: Scenarios, Delphi, maturity models, foresight
https://sibe-edu.com/

Dr. Guenter Clar, c3-solutions, Stuttgart
Competencies: Technology Assessment, Strategic Foresight, Evaluation, Open Innovation, Policy Design, Quadruple Helix cooperation, Intercultural Innovation Management, Regional/Innovation System Development, International Cooperation, Technology & Innovation & Knowledge Transfer, Cluster Strategies, European Union Programmes & Processes


Björn Jacobsen, Hochschule Stralsund, Lübeck.
www.hochschule-stralsund.de

Simone Kimpeler, Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Karlesruhe
https://www.isi.fraunhofer.de/en/competence-center/foresight.html

Stefanie Ollenburg, associate researcher / PhD candidate at HBK Braunschweig (Braunschweig University of Fine Arts) Insitut for Designresearch
(https://www.hbk-bs.de/institute/designforschung); teaching staff at Freie Universität Berlin Master Zukunftsforschung (https://www.ewi-psy.fu-berlin.de/v/master-zukunftsforschung/index.html); and co-founder ZUKÜNFTE Network (https://en.zukuenfte.net)
Competences:
Research, Critical Futures Studies, Futures Literacy, Facilitation, Communication, Education, Transformation Design

Caroline V. Rudzinski, Futurist, Berlin

Simon Schmitz, DLR Project Management Agency, Cologne
Competences: Horizon/Environmental Scanning, Trend Analysis, Delphi method, Futures Wheel, Scenario building, Visioning, Backcasting, Roadmapping, Stakeholder Involvement, Strategy development & monitoring
https://projekttraeger.dlr.de/en

Dr. Karlheinz Steinmüller, Z_punkt GmbH The Foresight Company, Berlin
Competences: History and methodology of foresight, and science fiction
www.z-punkt.de
www.steinmueller.eu/en

Dr. Simone Weske, DLR Projektträger, Cologne
Competences: Horizon/Environmental Scanning, Trend Analysis, Delphi Method, Futures Wheel, Scenario Building, Visioning, Backcasting, Roadmapping, Stakeholder Involvement, Strategy Development
https://projekttraeger.dlr.de/de

Egbert van Wyngaarden, Story-X.com, Munich
Competences: narrative foresight, futures literacy, storytelling futures
https://www.story-x.com/

GREECE / Ελλάδα


Millennium Project Node contacts:
Epaminondas Christophilopoulos, PhD, UNESCO Chair on Futures Research, Thessaloniki
Competencies: Strategic foresight, futures literacy, serious games
http://www.futures.gr

Mr Stavros Mantzanakis, Partner Emetris SA
http://phemonoe.eu/greek-mp-node/
Emmanuel G.  KOUKIOS, Research Group BIOTOPOS, National Technical University of Athens, Athens
Competences: Management of technology and innovation; strategic intelligence of technical change; development of policy- and decision-support systems, i.e., (A) Technology assessment, evaluation, foresight, policy analysis, and (B) Sustainability analysis and optimal design of complex socio-technical systems.
www.ntua.gr
George Profitiliotis, affiliated with UNESCO Chair on Futures Research in Greece, Athens
Competences: Strategic Foresight, Future(s) Thinking, Anticipatory Governance

Akis Kalamaras, University of Thessaly, Volos
Competences: Regional Foresight

 

HUNGARY, Budapest

Millennium Project node contacts:
Ms Erzsébet Nováky, PhD, Corvinus University of Budapest

http://portal.uni-corvinus.hu/?id=44509

Judit Gáspár, Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest
Competences: Participatory and reflexive methodologies; higher education; organisational/corporate foresight

https://www.uni-corvinus.hu/cv/gaspar-judit/ 

ITALY / Italia


Millennium Project Node contacts:

Mara Di Berardo, PhD, The Millennium Project, Bologna
Competences: participatory methodology, communication, project management and reporting, facilitation
https://themp.org/node/italy/ 
Prof. Simone Di Zio, University “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti-Pescara
Comptetencies: Futures Research Methodology, GIS, Real-Time Spatial Delphi, Statistics

Joice Preira, Speculative Design Hub at Italian Institute for the Future, Trento.
Competences: speculative and critical design methods, participatory methods, futures literary labs, scenarios.
https://www.instituteforthefuture.it/progetti/speculative-design-hub/

ISRAEL, Tel Aviv

Millennium Project Node contact:
Mr Aharon Hauptman, Dr., Zvi Meitar Institute, IDC Herzliya
Competencies: Technology Foresight, Delphi, Wild Cards
https://www.linkedin.com/in/aharon-hauptman-17044/ 

MONTENEGRO, Podgorica

Millennium Project Node contact:
Mr Milan Marić, S&T Montenegro

http://www.snt.me/

NETHERLANDS


Millennium Project Node contacts:
Erica Bol, Teach the Future, Amsterdam
http://teachthefuture.org/
Dr. Berill Blair, PhD, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen
Competences: Simulation-gaming; participatory modeling; socioeconomic scenarios; futures literacy
http://www.berillblair.com
Peter VanderWel, Dutch Future Society, FutureVision, Amsterdam
Competences: Professional Speaker and Futurist

Alberto Manuel Fernandes Dias, Long Now Foundation; Speclative Futures Amsterdam; WFSF;  La Futura – Bussum
Competences: Trend scanning, Trend Impact Analysis, Scenarios, Long-Term Vision.
https://longnow.org/ | https://speculativefutures.amsterdam/ | https://wfsf.org/ | https://www.lafutura.org/

POLAND / Polska


Millennium Project Node contacts:

Norbert Kołos, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, Warsaw
Competences: reducing avoidable surprises, development of foresight tools and methods, futures literacy, corporate foresight, futures studies, strategic foresight, scenario planning, foresight gamebooks, delphi, diffusion of innovations
http://4cf.pl/

Anna Sacio-Szymańska, PhD, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company (www.4cf.pl); Polish Society for Futures Studies (www.ptsp.pl), Radom
Competences: Futures research opportunity identification; Foresight knowledge creation & application in organizations; Futures workshops design and facilitation

Kacper Nosarzewski, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, Warsaw
Competences: scenarios, delphi, online experiences, online workshops, sustainability, defence, policy, energy
http://4cf.pl/

Piotr Jutkiewicz4CF
http://4cf.pl/

Joanna Jaworska, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, Warsaw
Competences: Foresight analysis, research and analysis, writing reports and articles
https://4cf.pl/en/

Maciej Jagaciak,  4CF The Futures Literacy Company; Polish Society for Future Studies, Warsaw
Competences: development of methodologies, future systems analysis, future systems’ development, workshop design, foresight methods design.
https://ptsp.pl
https://4cf.eu


ROMANIA / România


Millennium Project Node contacts:

Professor Adrian Pop, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Faculty of Political Sciences, Bucharest
Competencies: Futures Studies and International Relations; Strategic Foresight and Geopolitics; Anticipation and History; Megatrends; Trend Impact Analysis; Scenarios
http://politice.ro/en/adrian-pop

Mrs Elisabeta Florescu, The Millennium Project, Arad
Competencies: Geopolitics, megatrends, SOFI, security
www.millennium-project.org


Sabina Chiaburu, Bucharest/Bucuresti
Competences: policy and program evaluator.

RUSSIA, Moscow

Millennium Project Node contact:
Ms Nadezhda Gaponenko,Institute for the Study of Science of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISS RAS)
Competences: Global challenges, technology foresight and innovation systems, digital transformation

https://www.issras.ru/eng

SERBIA / Србија / Srbija

Millennium Project Node Contact:

Tihomir Divjak, AeLeHSP, Belgrade
Competences: Initiatives for the satellite multipurpose broadband systems for Smart City and Smart Region use.
Recent action is the implementation of “Satellite Schools” in Sub-Saharan Africa, AeLeHSP Pilot Project in Nigeria, as smart multi-service bridge for the UN SDGs realization in a developing countries.

SLOVAKIA, Bratislava

Millennium Project Node contact:
Mr Ivan Klinec, council of the Slovak Society for Future Studies / Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences

http://www.futurologia.sk/

SLOVENIA / Slovenija


Millennium Project Node contact:
Blaž Golob, GFS Institute, also chair of South East Europe Millennium Project Node), Ljubljana
https://www.gfs4.eu


Blaž Branc, Maribor
Competencies: Contingent thinking
https://www.baltazar.si/
https://www.newcompanyx.com/

SPAIN / España


Millennium Project Node contacts:
Ibon Zugasti,
PROSPEKTIKER, S.A. Parque Empresarial Zuatzu Edificio Urumea, San Sebastián
http://www.prospektiker.es/

Jose Cordeiro, The Millennium Project, Madrid
Transhumanism, Singularity, Immortality


Héctor Casanueva, Millennium Project Chile Node contact, Chilean Council of Foresight and Strategy, Madrid
Competences: Teaching and Research on Strategic Foresight, International Relations, Globalization and global challenges.

Ignacio del Corral Gonzalo, GIASP SL, Madrid
Competences: Improving the strategic foresight skills.

Sandra Martinez, Smart Connections (and APF, FUTURES4ALL, FUTURES4EUROPE), Madrid
Competences: Foresight and Futures Thinking Training. Facilitating workshops, Research and consultancy in Technology Foresight.
https://smartconnections.es/

Javier Miguel, Futuros Deseables, Madrid
Competences: Futures Thinking and positive impact with the Scenario Planning.
www.futurosdeseables.es

 

SWEDEN


Millennium Project Node contact:
Mrs Adrienne Sörbom, Professor of Sociology, Stockholm University
Competences: Analysis, context and future contents 


Daniel Bengtsson, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Gothenburg
Competences: anticipation, governance, policy, transition, sustainability, futures literacy, futures studies
https://ri.se

Jocelyn Ibarra, The Time Travel Agency (operating in Sweden, Denmark, USA, Canada, Spain, and Italy)
Competences: Speculative design, futures design, critical design, AI, web3, blockchain, game design, editorial design, rapid prototyping, teaching.
https://thetimetravel.agency/

TURKEY, Istanbul

Millennium Project Node contact:
Mr Alper Alsan, Siemens Turkey

http://www.millennium-project.org/millennium/turkey.html

United Kingdom


Millennium Project Node Contact:

Bruce Lloyd, London
Competences: Wisdom.


Agustín ALEMÁN GONZÁLEZ, IDOM, Oxford
Competences: Technology, Foresight, and Nuclear.
https://www.idom.com/en/

Pavlina van Rooyen,  Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow
Competences: scenario planning, strategic planning and foresight


Beyond Europe…

USA, Washington DC

Millennium Project Coordinating Office:
Mr Jerome C. Glenn, Executive Director, The Millennium Project,
Competencies: Global Futures Research, Futures Research Methodology, Concepts of long-term futures
http://www.millennium-project.org/

Argentina, Mendoza

Millennium Project Node contact:
Javier Vitale, CEP CUYO
Competences: foresight, observatories, territorial and agri-food planning.
https://cepcuyo.com/

Singapore

Arndt Husar, Asia Development Bank (ADB)
Competences: Public sector, government, institutional change, international development, sustainable development, Asia, Pacific.
https://www.adb.org