Maria Crabtree

Senior Manager of Strategic Foresight

Areas of Expertise: strategic foresight, project management, communications

“I am always open to collaborate with anyone who is interested in making a difference.”

In her role as senior manager of strategic foresight, Maria Crabtree (formerly Romero) focuses on research and publication development, the execution of project and client deliverables, operational and project management activities and contribute to communications related to the future of learning.

Maria’s recent experiences as lead researcher and co-facilitator include NASA’s Langley Research Center future of work in 2050+, Kimberly Clark’s future of the circular economy and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research’s future of cancer research. Maria is a coauthor and coeditor of the books Beyond Genuine Stupidity and The Future Reinvented, and she is a contributor to the upcoming Unleashing Human Potential–The Future of AI in Business. She is a recipient of the 2020 Emerald Literati Award.

Maria has developed graphic tools for the Framework Foresight method and scanning process used today in the University of Houston Master in Foresight program, her alma mater.