Johann Schutte is a foresight specialist at SOIF, working on 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.
His futures experience extends across the automobile industry and the evolution of mobility-as-a-service. He has worked on 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 is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and organized their 2016 and 2017 online Global Futures Festivals.