Our judges are a diverse and international group of foresight experts, activists, users, innovators and commissioners. They have been invited to join the judging panels due to their deep committment to the values of the Awards, and beacuse of their sense of adventure in supporting the next generation. You can read more about individual judges below.
We have a three-stage process for judging.
Winners and awardees will be notified when judging closes in July and prior to public announcement.
All applicants will receive feedback on their application. However, the level of feedback will depend on how far through the judging process the application progresses, and how much feedback is shared by individual judges.
We're working hard to get our judging panel ready for this years' awards. Stay tuned for updates.
In the meantime, we would like to say a massive thank you to our fabulous and supportive panel of judges from 2019.
Humanitarian Futures and Strategic Foresight Advisor
Saferworld’s Somalia/Somaliland Director
Professor, Culture, Communications & Technology Program, Georgetown University
Senior Public Management Specialist (Digital Transformation), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Deputy Managing Director, Society for International Development
Congressional Nuclear Security Fellow.
Founder + Director, We Create Futures
Policy and Strategy Analyst & Head: Strategic Foresight, Western Cape Government, South Africa
Head of Global Trends Unit, European Parliamentary Research Service
President / Co-Founder, Academy for Systems Change
Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge
Strategic Communications and Systems Thinking Specialist
Advisor, Office for Economic Policy and International Affairs, Ministry of Finance
Director, Southern African Node of the Millennium Project
Senior Scientist, Digital Government Transformation, European commission
Team Leader, Knowledge and Innovation at United Nations Development Programme
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) en The University of Texas at Arlington
Senior Manager at EY Advisory
Senior Strategic Analyst, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Assistant Prof. Narxoz University, Director QRIFS
MPhil In Futures Studies (Cum Laude) from Stellenbosch University, an active member of the Association of Professional Futurists [APF]
Researcher and consultant in International Development, Research Associate at the Oxford Department of International Development
Co-chair; Africa Regional Mechanism of Major Groups and other Stakeholders (ARMMGoS)
Principle Researcher, NESTA
Programme Coordinator, The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science
Director, Foresight, Strategy and Risks Initiative, Atlantic Council, Washington DC
CEO and Founder, FFWD - Futures Intelligence & Strategic Foresight
Strategic thinker specialist in Mexican public sector
Executive Director in Petroleum Development Oman
Director of Research, SOIF
Head of Research and Development, Centre for Public Service Innovation
Vice Chancellor of D Y Patil International University, Pune, India
Head of Experimentation, UNDP Asia Pacific Regional Innovation Centre
Dean, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University
Founder and President AGAHI, Founder Foresight Lab
Former Adviser on Strategic Foresight to the European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
Professor of Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy at UCL’s Institute for Sustainable Heritage
Fellow at SAMI Consulting
Head of Futures Literacy, UNESCO
Founder of Techistential, Foresight Strategy & Futures Intelligence, San Francisco
Inaugural UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies. Tamkang University. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Partner, Al-Bayan Investments Firm
Research associate at University of Stellenbosch’s Centre for Complex System in Transition, fellow at the European School of Governance, director of the South African Node of the Millennium Project
Security and Threat Intelligence Manager, Solvay
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