Debbie Francis is Futures Analyst at Lincoln University in New Zealand. She acts in a strategic management capacity and utilises scenario-based planning tools. Lincoln has operated a futures programme based on environmental scanning, issues analysis and scenario production for the past year. The insights it has generated are now being translated into a significant strategic repositioning of the university.
Debbie's educational background is in history, politics and public policy. She has worked formerly in educational publishing, and in schools as teacher, administrator, curriculum consultant and gifted education specialist.