Dr Gereon Uerz

He is currently supporting in establishing Arup University and Foresight in Europe as well as focusing on projects with clients from automotive, engineering and chemical industry.

Background: History and Sociology, Linguistics
Currently: Foresight and Innovation Specialist
Interests: Sustainable Transport, Creativity, Systemic Thinking


Dr. Gereon Uerz is a sociologist and foresight professional who joined Arup in 2014. He left the University of Freiburg/Germany where he was senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Sociology in 2005 to join Z_punkt The Foresight Company as a consultant. Starting 2009 he was Project Director at Volkswagen Group Research in Wolfsburg, delivering foresight services to the whole Volkswagen group.

Over the last decade Gereon has been guest lecturing at Hannover University, University of Vienna, the European Business School (EBS) in Östrich-Winkel and has authored a number of articles and one book. He is currently supporting in establishing Arup University and Foresight in Europe as well as focusing on projects with clients from automotive, engineering and chemical industry.