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Jan Nekkers
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Jan Nekkers is CEO and founder of Futureconsult. He has more than 20 years of experience with scenario planning in a broad range of sectors and organizations. He worked at Leyden University as a researcher, the Wiardi Beckman Stichting (Think Tank of the Dutch Labour Party) and at the Partij van de Arbeid as strategic advisor. In 1995 he founded Futureconsult. He has led multiple future research projects. He wrote scenarios and moderated strategic conversations for a variety of profit, non profit and governmental organisations . Jan has published books and articles about future research. In 2007 he published the book “Wijzer in de toekomst” (Wiser in the future), a textbook for scenario planning (11th edition). Based on his practical experiences, he regularly teaches masterclasses and gives lectures about futures topics.
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Areas of interest
Scenario planning, writer, futurist, consultancy, scenario analyst in commercial and governmental sector, senior policy advisor and consultant
Wants to talk about...
Vision of a future researcher, future strategists, traditional and modern methods of future research, a wiser future
Wants to learn about...
New methods for future research
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Wijzer in de toekomst
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