Christopher Cordey

Chief Executive Officer, Futuratinow

Christopher Cordey is a Futurist, Strategist, Speaker, Facilitator and CEO of Futuratinow, a Geneva (Switzerland) based Foresight, Strategy & Capacity building advisory. He supports executive from the public and private sectors to anticipate, design and shape the future, via anticipatory researches and workshop, horizon scanning and scenario planning workshop. He also lectures on Anticipation at the International Institute of Management (MIM) in Kiev (Ukraine). Before 1998, he spent 25 years in leading management and strategy role within start-up, mid-cap and multinationals companies in Western and Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific. His research interests focus on #Cyber(in)security, #Singularity, #AI #Transhumanism, #Life Long Learning and #Anticipation. He is board member of Swissintell, member of the Association of Professional Futurists, the World Future Society, the World Futures Studies Federation, and the Lifeboat Foundation. He co-authored “Heidi wakes-up!, a book on the future of Switzerland. His latest published article is  "Intelligence 5.0 : the new challenge of national prosperity."

Frank Bekkers

Director of Comprehensive Security Strategy, , THE HAGUE CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES

Frank Bekkers holds a master’s in mathematics from the University of Amsterdam. He has spent most of his career as a security and defence strategy analyst, often in combination with managerial responsibilities. His fields of expertise include all aspects of the comprehensive security domain. He has substantial experience in innovation strategy and management, both hands-on and in terms of policy advice. In addition, he has done research and consultancy in other domains, such as industry policy and health care. His present position is programme director at The Hague Centre of Strategic Studies ( HCSS was established as an independent think tank in 2007; Mr Bekkers is one of the founding fathers.

Frank Bekkers is the author and co-author of over 50 reports and publications since 2010. A selection of recent publications includes:

• Playing to Your Strengths. A Different Perspective on Future Capabilities for the Royal Netherlands Army

• Strategic Monitor 2016 and Strategic Monitor 2017, the annual authoritative strategic outlook in the international security environment for the Dutch ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defence

Katy Bourne

Police and Crime Commissioner, Sussex Police, UNITED KINGDOM

Katy Bourne is the Police & Crime Commissioner for Sussex.  She was elected by the public to serve a second term in office in May 2016.

As Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy sets the strategic direction and priorities for policing in Sussex.  She is also responsible for setting the police budget and the local police precept as well as holding the Chief Constable to account for the delivery and performance of the force.  In addition, Katy has a statutory duty to commission support services for victims of crime and deliver community safety initiatives and crime reduction grants.

Katy is Chair of the national Police ICT Company and holds the national police, technology and digital portfolio on behalf of Police & Crime Commissioners.  She is also Chair of the Sussex Criminal Justice Board, a member of the Home Secretary’s National Domestic Abuse Oversight Group. 

Prof. Lee DongKYu

Head of Department of Sophisticated Crime Investigation Unit, KOREAN POLICE INVESTIGATION ACADEMY

Working Experience

  - Field investigation for 13 years

  - Professor of Korea Police Investigation (2015~)

  - Planned of public crime for 2 years

  - Drone researcher of Korea police drone research center. (2016~)

Educational Background

  - Master of KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

  - Bachelor of Administration at Korea National Police University

Major research fields

  - Hightech crime(Drone, Voice-phishing)
  - Social crime(Medical crime , environment crime)

Angela Hanson

Innovation Lead and Expert, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) EUROPEAN UNION

Angela Hanson is an innovation lead at the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation ( which advises governments on their innovation strategies. She directs work around innovation methods, tools, and capacity-building, including futures and foresight methods. She is also the lead of the OPSI Toolkit Navigator (, which guides public servants and policymakers toward resources relevant for their innovation portfolio and approach.

Angela has worked in multi-level public administrations in the United States. Just prior to joining the OECD, she was an innovation strategist in the Office of Innovation at the City of Austin, Texas, where she focused on project-based capacity building, innovation challenges and prizes, Smart Cites ecosystem building, and innovative project teaming and resourcing. Prior to that, she served as the appointed Officer of Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure for Austin, where she led multi-disciplinary teams for policy and strategic planning efforts. She is also currently an advisor for Civic I/O, a startup that exposes government leaders to design, new technologies, and futures thinking.

Juha Leppänen

Chief Executive Officer, Demos Helsinki – Think Thank – FINLAND

Juha Leppänen is the Chief Executive of Demos Helsinki, leading independent Nordic think tank with over 50 experts in areas covering strategy, innovation and co-creation. His portfolio of lead projects include Design for Government for the Prime Minister’s Office in Finland, a project where Demos Helsinki proposed a model that is now been implemented to utilize experimentation, behavioral insights and better evidence-base in Finnish policy design.

This project and Demos Helsinki’s proposal were important to Finnish government deciding to elevate culture of experimentation to the highest political agenda, as well as initiating 27 strategic experiments and establishing an Experimentation Office in the Prime Minister’s Office. Juha has also worked in Demos Helsinki’s project which is commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Arab Emirates. This project aims to introduce experimentation to the government of the UAE. Prior to his work at Demos, Juha co-founded an award-winning startup. Juha is an active advisor on strategy and policy and serves as a Royal Society of Arts Fellow. 

Manuela Marschel

Head of Criminal Strategy and Innovation, Federal Criminal Police Office, AUSTRIA

Ms. Manuela Marschel started her career in 1998 from the very base as a police officer at the Police Directorate Vienna. In 2003 Ms. Marschel was seconded to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, where she was part of the project-marketing team of one of the most important organisational reforms in Austria, the merger of the Gendarmerie and Police. She completed her police education for higher service in 2006, and served as investigator at the violent crime department in Vienna before joining the Criminal Intelligence Service Austria as deputy head of the sub-department Project Management and Controlling.

In this role, she was in charge of a large number of projects focusing on international police cooperation, in particular in South East Europe. During the UEFA European Football Championship 2008, which took place in Austria, Ms Marschel was strongly involved in the evaluation of the police side of operational and security management. Manuela Marschel was appointed deputy head of Criminal Strategy and Innovation in 2013 and since October 2017, Manuela holds the position as the head of this unit, being a driving force on exploring new ways, science and technology in the fight against crime.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Marschel completed a Bachelor degree in Entrepreneurship and a Master degree in Public Management. She also holds an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration and participated successfully in the first CEPOL-European Joint Master Programme "Policing in Europe" in 2017.

Fabienne Goux-Baudiment

Futurist, Keynote speaker, Director, proGective, FRANCE

Fabienne GOUX-BAUDIMENT earned a Masters in Political Science (France) and a PhD in Human and Social Foresight (Social Sciences, Roma, Italy). Futurist, she has been the founding head of the consulting firm proGective in France (Paris) since 1994; centre of application, research and training in futures studies, proGective meets its clients' needs (either central or local governments, businesses, NGOs) by working out innovative and foresight-oriented solutions.

She is Associate Professor of Foresight and Innovation, and coordinator of the curriculum "Knowledge Engineer" at the University of Angers. She is also serving as a member of the Foresight section of the Regional Economic, Social and Environmental Council of Ile de France.

Former president of the World Futures Studies Federation (2005-2009), she is a founding member of the French Society for Foresight which she chaired from 2013 to 2016.

Author and referee of several international Journals, Fabienne is also a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation.



KeeYoung Yoon

CEO and Futurist Strategic, Foresight Consulting Firm

Majoring in Futures Studies in KAIST, (the first research-oriented science and engineering institution in South Korea). CEO FnS Consulting, Ltd. that is Foresight and Strategy Consulting Company. KeeYoung advises Korean government on future related subjects and policies as well as broader IT and Security. Topic Expertise include: Future Foresight Strategy, Digital Innovation, Digital Disruption and Transformation models for future cities etc. He co-designed the Future Preparedness framework presently adopted by the Korean government. He hope to share knowledge on Futures Studies and foresight over the world.



Michael J Thali Professor and Chair-Institute of Forensic Medicine


Michael J Thali, MD, EMBA, current Professor and Chair of the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) and former chair of the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bern (Switzerland), is a co-founder of the Virtopsy Project and active advocator of virtual autopsy( He was a resident in radiology at the Institute of Radiology at the University of Bern (Switzerland) and completed a fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC (USA). He is editor of the textbook on virtual autopsy The Virtopsy Approach (2009) and the latest edition of Brogdon’s Forensic Radiology (2010). He has co-authored over 150 papers on forensic radiology and virtual autopsy. Michael Thali is the past-chairman of the ISFRI ( Founder Board and Editor in Chief of the JOFRI (

Bart van Leeuwen

Chief Executive Officer, Netage AMSTERDAM

Bart is the CEO and lead Data expert and specialist at the Netage B.V. which is a cofounded company which focusses on Graph and Smart Data technologies for emergency response. The company serves as a think thank R & D centre for the fire department helping implementing innovation and digitization of the city and country’s fire and emergency departments. Bart is a regular speaker in Europe and US at major security programs where he shares the incredible work and experiences being done in the Netherlands with respect to new and innovative ways of tackling emergency response using smart data analysis and intelligent.

Through the company we have been involved in numerous standardization and cross border interoperability initiatives which led to official recommendations.

To keep up with the advancements in data science and knowledge management Bart is a guest researcher at the VU University in Amsterdam at the Computer Science Department with the 'Knowledge and Media Group' 

Jabir Walji,

Innovation Expert, Systematic Innovation, UNITED KINGDOM

Jabir is a Strategic Artist and is associated with Systematic Innovation, UK, the architect of the New Science of Systematic Innovation worldwide.

He applies the New Science of Systematic Innovation with its paradigm shifting tools, algorithms and trends that provide new logic and deliver breakthrough solutions to complex problems from first principles.

He has been described as a man who knows how to transform the mental and psychological structures of others! A man with the right schema of how things / people work and change, what goals to achieve, the places and times to act, and what tools to use.

Over 20 years’ experience in Advanced strategy formulation and execution with an international reputation as a facilitator of technical and non-technical innovation via the application of both TRIZ problem solving and SI. I hold Fellowship of the UK RSA and have been featured in Who’s Who in the World as a strategist with a flair for ‘disruptive thinking’, identifying opportunities and delivering breakthrough concepts which stretch convention.

Toufi Saliba

Chief Executive Officer, TODA Networks, SAN FRANSISCO, USA

Future Technology enthusiast, Technopreneur with track record in algorithms, machine learning and cryptography dating back to 2001. In parallel to his crypto life, Toufi built & sold IP that ended up at Google, HP and his last AI startup became an Intel company. Beyond being co-author of the TODA protocol, Toufi is also the Global ACM Chair Practitioners Board & advisor to several tech ventures, organizations such as FSR and Fortune 500 companies.

Co-authored fully-decentralized network protocol, cofounded Toda.Network,

Loves algorithm, Cryptography, BFT Autonomous Decentralized Governance, Distributed Computing, Machine Learning, Game Theory and AI in general.