Kristel Van der Elst

Kristel Van der Elst
  • Senior Director, Head of Strategic Foresight, World Economic Forum

MBA, Yale School of Management; Fulbright Scholar and Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar; Certified Professional Facilitator, International Association of Facilitators; Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum. Formerly: management consultant and held management responsibilities in the telecommunications sector. Since 2005, with World Economic Forum: currently Senior Director, Head of Strategic Foresight, responsible for multistakeholder scenario and foresight projects across a broad set of themes related to global, regional and industry agendas; former projects include Mining and Metals: Scenarios to 2025; Euro, Dollar, Yuan Uncertainties - Scenarios on the Future of the International Monetary System; the Future Role of Civil Society and Scenarios for the Russian Federation.