Association of Professional Futurists

Laura Schlehuber

University of Houston
Houston / TX / USA / North America


Professional Background
Senior Consultant
Areas of Expertise
Trend analysis and forecasting, emerging issue quantitative analysis, forecast modeling, scenario planning, environmental scanning, statistics, stakeholder analysis, actuarial analysis
Short Biography

• Developed multi-year future-state scenarios for various global clients. The forecasts focused on client's preferred societal, technological, environmental, economic and geo-political futures
• Identified trends, formulated plans and expanded ideas which have the most significant impact on the company's vision. In developing a successful plan, the intent was to answer the questions "What are we prepared for?" and "What are we not prepared for, that we need to be prepared for?"
• Developed actuarial models to monitor external forces that may have impact on the client’s preferred vision including strength, maturity and potential cost vs. reward

• Performed annual actuarial valuation services for defined benefit and health & welfare plans based on economic and demographic assumptions and the resulting 100+ year actuarial forecasts

• Expertise in HR transformation, development of People strategy and forecasts, alignment of HR strategy and business strategy, service delivery strategy and implementation, HR organization design, business process design, HR technology implementation and HR outsourcing, workforce planning and labor forecasting

• Assess, quantify and forecast the total reward market movements, including executive compensation, pension and post-retirement benefits, arising in corporate transactions on both the buyer and seller sides