Gatune, Julius

Maastricht University, Netherlands

Dr Julius Gatune is a Senior Project Consultant and Assistant Professor with the Maastricht School of Management (MSM)-Maastricht University, Netherlands. He is the UNESCO Chair of Futures at the Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology (DeKUT). He is also a senior fellow with the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) a pan African think tank. He has been a management consultant with McKinsey & Co and a researcher at Pardee centres for Futures studies at University of Denver and Boston University and an analyst at the RAND corporation.

He holds a PhD in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Masters in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, UK.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (First Class Honors) and an MBA from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Master in Computer Science for the University of Cambridge.

Some of his areas of interest include economic transformation, institutional development, Industry 4.0, Green Economy, foresight, innovation, agricultural value chains and extractive industries governance


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