Keynote Speaker – Ibon Zugasti

Keynote Speakers EPPM 2021 Ibon ZugastiPartner/Director at the European Institute for Futures Studies and Strategy (PROSPEKTIKER)
Chairman of the Millennium Project Node, Spain
Manager of Territorial Development at LKS / MONDRAGON Corporation
Deputy Director of the Foresight Iberoamerican Network (RIBER)

Ibon Zugasti, M.S. is Manager of Territorial Development at LKS (Consulting Division of MONDRAGON Corporation), Partner/Director at PROSPEKTIKER, Chairman of the Millennium Project Node in Spain, Member of the Board of Foresight Europe Network (FEN) and Deputy Director of the Foresight Iberoamerican Network (RIBER).

Since 1999, Ibon has led several consultancy and research projects in fields like foresight, regional sustainable development, labor & training and energy for different Governments worldwide (USA, UK, Colombia, Uruguay, South Korea…) and Corporations (Repsol, Telefonica, Iberdrola, Guggenheim, MONDRAGON…). He has also advised the Committee of the Regions of the EU for the launching of a European Platform on Territorial Foresight.

Since 2010, he is the Chairman of the Millennium Project in Spain and President of the European Regional Foresight College. He is coauthor of different publications such as Latin America 2030: Delphi Survey and Scenarios (The Millennium Project), An initial assessment of territorial forward planning/foresight projects in the European Union (Committee of the Regions of the EU), and The aging Basque population. Economic and social consequences (Basque Government).

He also contributes to the yearly publication State of the Future by the Millennium Project. Ibon earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Deusto, Spain and earned his Master’s in Strategic Management from Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA. He has been teaching strategic management and foresight at many Universities and seminars at the international level (Oxford University, TEC Monterrey, Singularity University…).