Dr. Ozcan Saritas is a Professor of Innovation and Foresight at the National Research University, Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow; Honorary Professor at Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester; and Editor-in-chief of “Foresight” – the journal of future studies, strategic thinking, and policy. His research focuses on innovation, policy, and governance with particular emphasis on socio-economic and technological Foresight. With a Ph.D. from the “Foresight and Prospective Studies Program,” has extensive work experience with the international organizations including the United Nations (UNIDO, UNCTAD, UNDP), OECD, and the European Commission. He has been involved in large scale national, multinational and corporate research and consultancy projects on sectors including Energy, Climate Change and Renewables, Agriculture and Food, Water Resources and Sustainability, Transportation and Automotive, Information and Communication Technologies among the others. He has published several articles in respected journals; and has delivered keynote speeches in several countries across the world. Besides his research and publication activities, he designs and delivers academic and executive education courses on Foresight, Innovation Management, and Strategic Planning. He has recently co-authored a book, entitled “Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation” published by Springer, which has become one of the key readings in the field.