Johann Schutte is a Foresight Specialist at the School of International Futures where he does analysis and futures strategy integration, capability building and material development, project management and business development. He developed his foresight policy expertise at UNICEF’s Data, Research and Policy Unit in New York where he advised national committees and country offices and penned guidance notes on using megatrends and scenario planning for country analysis and programming.
He also did work for the automobile industry on technology forecasting, the future of automobile user experience (UX), user interfaces (UI) and Mobility as a Service (MaaS). His work includes identifying emerging biotechnology opportunities and risks in the disease areas of neurology, immunology and bone, backcasting scenarios for the US Forestry Service and also the future of fresh produce in urban areas with special focus on Cape Town. He presented on he future of space exploration and the scientific search for extraterrestrial life at the 2016 World Future Society conference and he is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and organized their 2016 and 2017 online Global Futures Festivals.
He holds an M.Sc. from the University of Houston and an M.Div. from the University of Stellenbosch.
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