Doris Viljoen

Doris Viljoen

Doris Viljoen

MPhil in Future Studies Cum Laude, PGD Future Studies Cum Laude, Hons B Com, Hons B. Ed, Project Management

Doris Viljoen is a senior futurist at the Institute for Futures Research, with specialised skills in strategy development and strategic environmental awareness. She has consulted with leading listed organisations in South Africa and abroad.

She is a curious, forever-learning optimist, passionate about thinking with business leaders to connect the ‘dots on the horizon’. As Senior Futurist, she endeavours to interpret global trends and assess their relevance for South Africa and Africa.

Doris has post-graduate qualifications in business managements, education, project management as well as an MPhil in Future Studies.

She has a wide range of research interests and is passionate about asking the right questions, searching for and finding the data that could inform decisions and sharing the results of her findings in the interest of providing clients with strategic advantage.

As a speaker, Doris is able to turn abstract concepts into digestible and actionable pieces of information. She guides decision-makers toward options for shaping their preferred futures.