Foresight Directory

Peter Glenday

Individual United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Europe

Peter Glenday is Programme and Research Director at the School of International Futures (SOIF). He has twelve years’ experience delivering foresight and research projects across governments, non-profits, and academic research. UK government clients include: Cabinet Office, Department for transport, Government Office for Science, the National Crime Agency, as well as other intelligence agencies. He has worked on projects for California 100, Cancer Research UK, Save the Children, UN Global Pulse, the World Health Organization, Royal Society, and IATA. He previously worked at the Horizon Scanning Centre in the UK Government Office for Science as a lead researcher on the 2010 Technology and Innovation Futures and ‘Dimensions of Uncertainty’ projects. Prior to joining SOIF he was Head of Business Development at Helplines Partnership, a third sector infrastructure body. Peter has a doctorate in Zoology (Genetics) from the University of Oxford.

Operating in:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Beyond Strategic Planning: A Foresight Toolkit for Decision Makers

The Beyond Strategic Planning: A Foresight Toolkit for Decision Makers provides a brief introduction to strategic foresight and how it can be used to support decision-making. It contains suggestions about how to get started applying foresight for impact. It builds on insights from California 100’s work to envision and realize an aspirational future for the state of California, and SOIF’s experience working with governments, civil society, and other sectors internationally.


Features of effective systemic foresight in governments

This report showcases how different governments use foresight and futures techniques. It examines the key features of their programmes, and the impact they have on the quality and efficacy of policies and strategies. Produced by SOIF for the UK Government Office for Science.


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