Dr Wendy Schultz
Co-lead, Jigsaw Foresight Director, Infinite Futures Senior Fellow
As Co-lead in Jigsaw Foresight and Director of Infinite Futures, Dr. Schultz is an academically trained futurist with over forty years of foresight research practice and training all around the world. She has designed and facilitated futures workshops and research for NGOs, government agencies, and businesses.
Wendy specializes in participatory futures workshops – most recently online for the Deep Transitions Futures project, Chatham House, the Law Society UK, and the ILO. Other examples include face-to-face workshops offering foresight training in Kuala Lumpur; at A Temporary Futures Institute at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp; for Africa Knows in Arusha, Tanzania; with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy in Bangkok, New York, and Geneva; and in Budapest for Vodafone.
Dr. Schultz has been wandering the world engaged in futures research and participatory foresight for over forty years. She has designed futures research projects for NGOs, government agencies, and businesses. Her recent work includes a report on Law in the Emerging Bio Age for the UK Law Society and four global scenarios and multiple regional scenarios on the futures of research and innovation in a post-COVID world, completed with her colleagues at SAMI Consulting. Wendy specializes in participatory futures methods and systems-informed foresight research.
Wendy currently teaches futures studies in the Masters Program in Strategic Foresight at the University of Houston; is a Fellow of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy; a Senior Fellow of the Center for Post-Normal Policy and Futures Studies; a member of the Association of Professional Futurists; a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation; and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce. She is Director of Infinite Futures and Futures Puzzlemaster at Jigsaw Foresight.