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Dr Stefan Hajkowicz


Senior Principal Scientist - Strategy And Foresight


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Stefan's research aims to help organisations explore plausible futures and make wise choices. His research background lies in the fields of geography, economics, decision theory and strategic foresight. He is one of the world's leading experts in multiple criteria decision analysis with many publications in the scientific and research literature on this topic. He has skills in digital strategy, decision support and geographic information systems. In his role he conducts original research and provides consultancy and advisory services to companies and governments. He leads a team of researchers and consultants working on strategic foresight with a focus on the digital economy. Stefan has a h-index of 32 and 4,017 citations on Google Scholar. His most recent book "Global Megatrends" is one of CSIRO Publishing's best selling books within its category. Stefan has a doctorate in geography from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of New England.

Current Roles

  • Senior Principal Scientist
    Strategic Foresight

  • Group Leader
    Data61 Insights

Academic Qualifications

  • 2003

    Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
    The University of New England

  • 2000

    Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
    The University of Queensland

  • 1996

    Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours)
    The University of Queensland

Professional Experiences

  • 1999-2005

    Post Doctoral Research Scientist

  • 2005-2008

    Senior Research Scientist

  • 2008-2015

    Senior Principal Research Scientist

  • 2016-2020

    Director Data61 Insights