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Senior Principal Scientist, Strategy and Foresight, Data61

Stefan is a senior principal scientist in strategic foresight in Data61 at CSIRO. He is also director of the Data61 Insights Team.

He leads a team of researchers and consultants working on scenario planning, megatrends analysis, risk analysis, decision support and strategy problems.

His academic qualifications from the University of Queensland and University of New England are in the fields of geography, economics and decision theory.

Stefan has published widely in the international scientific literature. His work involves a combination of original research and the provision of consulting and advisory services.

Stefan's most recent book "Global Megatrends" is currently available through CSIRO Publishing.


  • 1999–present
    Senior Principal Scientist, CSIRO


  • 2002 
    University of New England, Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
  • 2000 
    University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Management
  • 1996 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours