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Josef Hargrave is a Director at Arup, a global sustainable development consultancy. As Global Foresight Leader Josef is responsible for the delivery of foresight services, tools, and projects globally, leading a multi-disciplinary team of programme managers, designers, and consultants that specialise in trends research, design thinking, strategic planning, innovation programmes, thought leadership, and vision making for both internal and external clients. Josef’s also leads the delivery of Arup’s multi-million pound applied global research programme, designed to create new knowledge and capabilities that benefit our members, clients, partners, and the communities in which we work. This includes collaborative research with world-leading institutions to drive change in practice and policy.
Outside of Arup, Josef is an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins as part of the MA for Innovation Management (London), a member of the World Cities Summit Science of Cities Knowledge Council (Singapore), a member of the International Panel of Experts at Urban Redevelopment Authority (Singapore), a member of the Friends of the Forum at Dubai Future Foundation (Dubai), and a member of the Advisory Board at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (Manchester).