Dr. Patrick Noack

Executive Director, Dubai Future Foundation

Executive Director: Future, Foresight and Imagination, at the Dubai Future Foundation. Prior to this role he was senior policy adviser at the Royal Society where he led on emerging technologies and foresight. He was responsible for a landmark report on neural interface technologies – iHuman – which aimed at exploring the forthcoming scientific opportunities and the social and policy implications. In the years prior, he has developed scenarios and foresight on complex issues with United Nations specialised agencies and in the private sector. Patrick holds a master’s in social policy from the LSE and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Aberdeen.