Course Offerings


  • STORIFYING FORESIGHT:  The Art of Scenario Planning for Institutional Change Making


  • SMART FUTURES – A Design Thinking Framework for Planet, People and Prosperity

Claire Nelson, PhD

Dr. Claire Nelson is Chief Ideation Leader of The Futures Forum, a research and education practice specializing in bringing the power of strategic foresight, and the discipline of sustainability engineering to challenges facing organizations and communities. She was recently named on Forbes as one of the top 50 female futurists in the world.  She is author of SMART FUTURES FOR A FLOURISHING WORLD:  A Paradigm Shift for Achieving Global Sustainability. Under her leadership, the Futures Forum has among other things designed and curated a Semi-annual Webinar Series Space Futures Forum; the first Forum on the Future of the Caribbean Sea, held in Kingston, Jamaica in partnership with the University of the West Indies; as well as Forum on the Future in partnership with the Jamaica Investment Promotion Agency.

Message from Claire Nelson