Robin Bourgeois is a Senior Researcher at the Environnement et Sociétés - Acteurs, Ressources et territoires dans le développement (ART-Dev) research unit, at Cirad, the French agricultural research and international cooperation organisation working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions. He is currently based at the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn), department of Political Siences, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Robin does future-oriented conceptual and applied research in the field of anticipation using co-elaborative scenario building. His current project focusses on the futures of governance and the governance of the future. His motto is "Use the future to change the present to change the future".