Head of Research and Foresight
Dubai Future Foundation

Panel & fish bowl | Can a compelling narrative about the future also be the nexus for public debate?
Discussion | Hard or soft hybridity

Jessica is Head of Research and Foresight at the Dubai Future Foundation. She previously set-up and then led the technology futures research team at Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation. Jessica began her career writing about science and technology for the Economist newspaper and then as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Royal Society, the UK’s National Academy of Science. She is interested in creative mechanisms to enable the responsible development of disruptive technology.