Victor V. Motti


Appointed to a vacancy on the Executive Board in March 2012, and elected to the Board in 2013 for a four-year term. He is now the Director of the WFSF. Victor is a quadrilingual (reads English, Arabic, Farsi, and Italian) international writer, speaker and foresight consultant. His recent publication is titled: Sources of Futures Studies from Foresight to Anticipation in the Handbook of Anticipation by Springer.


Victor V. Motti is the recipient of the World Futures Studies Federation President's Outstanding Young Futurist Award in 2013, an internationally renowned young scholar, writer, speaker and consultant on Strategic Foresight. He reads English, Arabic, Farsi, and Italian.

In July 2016 and May 2017 he joined a select International panel of futurists from developed and developing countries at the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (IRES) in Morocco to explore key transitions at global and regional levels for 2030 and 2050 horizons. And in May 2016 he gave a seminar at the University of Trento in Italy on futures studies in the Middle East and North Africa, based on a recent paper he wrote for the Word Future Review.

He was an invited scholar to speak at International Conferences: a) 2011, April: Italy, Reconciling Babel: Education for Cosmopolitanism, b) 2010, November: Taiwan, Global Transitions and Asia 2060: Climate, Political-Economy, and Identity. 


"The futures meme: A new generation perspective", Futures, Vol. 45, January, 2013, pp 62-72

 "Shaping the futures of global nonkilling society", Nonkilling Futures-Visions, 2012, p 99

 "Global and placeless brains: a third culture perspective", RICOMPORRE BABELE, 2011, p 173

 "Ta'wil Al-Ahaadith: A philological perspective to semantic roots of strategic foresight in ancient Arabic", Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 17 Nr. 2, December 2012, pp 101-110

  "Which global prospect to bet on: rosy or gloomy", Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 16 Nr. 2, December, 2011, pp 149-154

 "Asia's Exotic Futures in the Far beyond the Present", Journal of Futures Studies,Vol. 15 Nr. 2, November, 2010, pp 1-16.