Kristel Van der Elst

Kristel Van der Elst is Head of the Scenario Planning Team at the World Economic Fourm. She is responsible for global multi-stakeholder scenario projects and facilitates high-exposure workshops bringing together industry leaders, academics and government representatives. Her previous experience in consulting and in the corporate world involved managing large, multi-departmental projects and developing marketing strategies. A Fulbright Scholar and Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar, Kristel holds an MBA from Yale School of Management, a postgraduate degree in Development Cooperation and a Masters in Commercial Engineering.