Keri Facer

University of Bristol

Professor of Educational and Social Futures,

Keri Facer is Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol. From 2018-2020 she was Zennström Chair of Climate Change Leadership at The University of Uppsala, Sweden. From 2012-2018 she was Leadership Fellow for the AHRC’s Connected Communities Programme. From 2001-2008 she was Research Director for the Futurelab research and development lab. Her research focuses on how educational institutions and practices might best adapt to address technological, social and environmental change. Her work ranges from participatory collaborative projects with local communities to large scale foresight projects for the UK government. Keri was chair of the 2017 Anticipation Conference and edits two book series: Anticipation & Futures Studies for Routledge and the Connected Communities Series for Policy Press.