Stefan is a senior principal scientist at CSIRO’s Data61 in the field of data-driven strategy and foresight. He is director of Data61 Insights; a team of researchers helping governments, companies and communities explore plausible futures and make wise choices. Stefan has over 100 publications generating 3800 citations in the international research literature in fields related to geography, economics, computer science, management strategy and decision theory. Over the past twenty years he has delivered hundreds of research consultancies for public and private sector customers across Australia and worldwide. His book “Global Megatrends” is one of CSIRO Publishing’s best-sellers in its category. Stefan has a doctorate in geography from the University of Queensland and postgraduate qualification in economics from the University of New England. He has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Foresight Community and is currently a member of the OECD Government Foresight Community. Stefan’s current work is focused on artificial intelligence strategy and policy-levers to catalyse the growth of digital industries.
Senior Principal Scientist, CSIRO's Data 61