Loes Damhof

Future Fellow
Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking
Futures Literacy in Higher Education

Loes Damhof was elected as Lecturer of the Year of all higher education in The Netherlands in 2016, and decided to spend the attached prestigious Comenius Award on developing Futures Literacy pilots. In 2018, she received the UNESCO Chair on Futures Literacy in Higher Education at Hanze University of Applied Sciences. In addition to her research and teaching practices, she consults and trains staff of global organizations such as FutureWomenX, UNESCO, UNFCCC, ClimateKIC,  Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and Oxfam in multidisciplinary projects that challenge and raise fundamental questions on leadership, migration, climate change and technology. Over the years Loes and her team have set the golden standard for training and teaching Futures Literacy as a capability.  A Future Fellow at Hawkwood College, Senior Advisor for One Resilient Earth and a steering committee member of the Futures Oriented Museum Synergies, she is a sought after public speaker and continues to be an inspirational role model for students and professionals round the globe.