Marcela Capaja

Marcela is the Senior Specialist for Strategic Futures with Natural England, where she is furthering futures, systems thinking, and innovation to help strengthen strategic decision making across the organisation. Marcela has also been working to champion futures thinking in the security sector through her support on a number of initiatives, including involvement in the Paris Peace Forum 2021.

She was awarded the NGFP Security and Technology Special Award 2021 for her project proposal focused on leveraging youth voices to shape the future global security agenda. In her previous role with INTERPOL, she helped to establish the first Global Horizon Scan for law enforcement, a participatory futures game, and launch the first INTERPOL Young Global Police Leaders Programme. Previous experiences include working at NATO as well as supporting women’s empowerment in the MENA region.


Creative Lead, N Square Collaborative project on New Visions for Peace and Security

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