Professor Shermon Cruz
He is currently the Chair of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF), the largest professional foresight association in the world with a membership of 500 professional foresight practitioners and experts in over 50 countries. He is the Chair of the Millennium Project Philippine Node, a global foresight research think-tank and an advisor to the UNESCO –Dubai Future Foundation Global Futures Literacy Initiative, the conference chair of the 6th Asia Pacific Futures Network, co-organizer of the Global Foresight Summit, Partner at the CSIRO Data 61 Asia Pacific Foresight Group Australia and Partner at the Supertrends Institute, a Switzerland based strategic foresight consulting company and Senior Consultant for Business Continuity Planning and Risk Management for John Clements Consultants.
He is the founder, executive director, and chief futurist of the Center for Engaged Foresight, a strategic foresight and futures innovation firm with global operations based in Manila. Prof. Cruz is co-founder, vice-president, and chief futurist of the Philippine Futures Thinking Society (PhilFutures), the only professional membership association of futurists and foresight practitioners in the Philippines. He is a supervising fellow at the DAP-GSPDM Certificate Course on Futures Thinking and part-time faculty at the UP-NCPAG Embedding Futures Thinking in Public Policy and Governance course.