Assistant Professor, University of Utrecht
Joost Vervoort is an Assistant Professor at the Copernicus Institute, University of Utrecht, and a Senior Researcher at ECI, University of Oxford. He has 10 years of experience in scenario planning and participatory planning research, leading a team of researchers as PI of the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Scenarios Project in foresight-guided planning processes with governments in eight global regions, successfully supporting the formulation of major national climate-related policies.
He is work package leader on foresight in FP7 TRANSMANGO and H2020 SUSFANS, projects on sustainable food systems in Europe. Joost is in the Earth System Governance New Directions team, and the Future Earth project ‘Seeds of Good Anthropocenes’. He has led more than one hundred scenario planning processes.
Over the last three years, Joost has worked closely with game developers and game researchers in Europe and in Africa through game jams to develop games in a context of planetary futures.