Dr. José M. Ramos holds a Doctorate from Queensland University of Technology in Global Studies and Strategic Foresight. He has taught and lectured at Swinburne University of Technology on Strategic Foresight and Sustainability Strategies, and currently teaches Futures Practice through the University of the Sunshine Coast and the National University of Singapore. He is Senior Consulting Editor for the Journal of Futures Studies, and is on the editorial board of the journal Futures. He has extensive journal publications in the area of futures / foresight, focused on linking foresight with action and innovation. Through Action Foresight he has over a decade of experience facilitating workshops, applied research, multi-media production, the art of strategic conversation and dialogue, presenting and designing educational curricula. He is originally from California from Mexican American and Indigenous ancestry, now residing in Melbourne Australia with his wife De Chantal and son Ethan.