Association of Professional Futurists

Richard Slaughter

Foresight International
Indooroopilly / Queensland / Australia / Oceania


Professional Background
Futures Studies / Applied Foresight
Areas of Expertise
Futures Studies / Applied Foresight
Short Biography
Dr. Richard A Slaughter is a writer, practitioner and innovator in Futures Studies and Applied Foresight with a particular interest in Integral Futures. He has been based in Australia since the late 1980s. During 1999-2004 he was Foundation Professor of Foresight at the Australian Foresight Institute, Melbourne. During 2001-2005 he was President of the World Futures Studies Federation. He is the author or editor of some 20 books and many papers on a variety of futures topics and a Board member of World Future Review (WFS), Futures (Elsevier), Foresight (Emerald) and the Journal of Futures Studies (Tamkang U). Two of his most recent works are: The Biggest Wake Up Call in History (2010) and To See With Fresh Eyes – Integral Futures and the Global Emergency (2012). In 2010 he was voted one of ‘the best all-time Futurists’ by members of the Foresight Network, Shaping Tomorrow.