Sohail Inayatullah is Professor at the Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Adjunct Professor, Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, Macquarie University, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast. He co-teaches a one week residential course in Futures Thinking and Strategy Development at the Mt Eliza Centre for Executive Education. In 1999, he was Unesco Chair at the Centre for European Studies, University of Trier and Tamkang Chair, Tamkang University. From 2000-2011 he was the editor of the Journal of Futures Studies..He received his doctorate from the University of Hawaii in 1990. In March 2011, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is recipient of one of four 2010 laurel awards for all-time best futurists, as voted by the Shaping Tomorrow Foresight Network.
Steve Gould is a professional facilitator. He is known for being inspiring and competent. Initially from a Human Resources background, Steve has facilitated seminars on leadership, people management, and more recently strategic business, organisation change and futures studies. He has partnered, consulted and delivered on a range of future studies initiatives covering diverse applications in both public and private industry sectors. Steve is currently completing his PhD titled “Strategic Foresight Leadership: Critical Elements” at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Steve recently completed his Masters by higher degree research in December 2008. This thesis was titled: “Creating alternative community futures: A community Futures Tragedy”. Steve lectures in the Graduate Certificate Program in Future Studies at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Steve is a member of the Association of Professional Futurist and full member of the World Futures Studies Federation.