Johannes Gabriel

Johannes Gabriel, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Master of Arts in Global Risk program
Founder and Managing Director, Foresight Intelligence, Berlin

SAIS Europe

Expertise

Regions
  • China
  • Germany
Topics
  • Economics
  • Emerging Markets
  • Political Risk Analysis
  • Strategic and Security Issues
Languages
  • German

Background and Education

Johannes Gabriel is founder and director of Foresight Intelligence, a systemic consultancy based in Berlin. At Foresight Intelligence, Johannes conducts strategic planning processes for the German Government, implements intercultural and multi-stakeholder strategic dialogues for leading think tanks, and supports future-oriented collaborative research projects for research institutions. Johannes teaches scenario planning at the Central European University in Budapest, where he is a visiting professor at the School of Public Policy. He is a non-resident fellow of the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and, since its foundation in 2010, part of the Global Governance Futures program team. He received a master's degree with distinction in political science and economics from the University of Trier. From 2009 to 2011 he was a PhD fellow with the Society and Technology Research Group in Berlin, the Daimler AG’s foresight division. In 2011 he completed his PhD thesis on theoretical aspects of future studies.

Publications
"Beyond Strategic Planning: Global Governance Futures," co-author with J. Sandhu, in Global Policy (June 2016); "Solar Radiation Management: Foresight for Governance," co-author with M. Böttcher and S. Low, IASS Working Paper (March 2016); "Scenarios on Stratospheric Albedo Modification in 2030," co-author with S. Harnisch and M. Böttcher, SPP 1689 Scenario Workshop Report (2015); "A Scientific Enquiry into the Future," in European Journal of Futures Research (December 2014). Dr. Gabriel has authored and co-authored research articles for, among others, the Yearbook of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Internationale Politik and the European Journal of Futures Research.


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Spring 2018 
The purpose of ...
The purpose of the seminar is a) to familiarize students with the scenario methodology as a way to think about and plan for uncertain futures, b) to do so by themselves developing scenarios on the "world in 2030", and c) to link the scenario techniques to risk assessment and strategic foresight.