Expert on business foresight planing
Cape Town, RSA
Tanja Hichert is a futures/foresight practitioner specialising in scenario planning, horizon scanning, scenarios for risk management and facilitated strategic conversations that provide clarity and direction for organisations faced with complexity and uncertainty.
She has fifteen years’ practical strategy experience working for large corporations in the mining, oil and tobacco industries, and has spent more than a decade running a consulting firm specialising in strategic foresight.
Tanja provides strategy futures services for clients in a wide range of industries and sectors including FMCG, media, FinTech, insurance, agriculture, mining and technology. Clients include leading blue chip companies, governments, and civil society organisations.
In addition to her consulting work, Tanja is a Research Associate at the Centre for Complex Systems in in Transition at Stellenbosch University, teaches post graduate students and serves on the board of the Association of Professional Futurists. She also serves as a director of the South African Node of the Millennium Project where she was a co-founder of the Foresight for Development platform.