Anneloes Smitsman, PhD, LLM
Anneloes Smitsman, PhD, LLMis a futurist, systems scientist, award-winning pioneer in human development and systems change, and award-winning bestselling author. She is the Founder and CEO of EARTHwise Centre, co-founder of the EARTHwise DAO, initiator and architect of the EARTHwise Constitution for a Planetary Civilization, and lead architect of the EARTHwise Game for Civilizational Transformation Her leadership is sought after around the world for making the great transformations feasible.
She is the co-author of the award-winning bestsellers of the Future Humans Trilogy with Dr. Jean Houston, and numerous other books and publications. She was awarded the Visioneers Lifetime Achievement Award as a Visionary Leader in May 2022, and was crowned overall African winner in the category "Human Development" of the 202 Africa’s Most Respected CEOs Awards by The Business Executive in collaboration with the Economic Development Board Mauritius. She is also a winner of the BIZZ 2022 Business Excellence Award by WORLDCOB.
She holds a Master’s degree in Law and Judicial Political Sciences from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and received a degree of Doctor from the Maastricht Sustainability Institute at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Her Ph.D. dissertation Into the Heart of Systems Change, is being implemented worldwide for systemic transformation in economics, education, politics, and governance through her proposed Transition Plan for a Thrivable Civilization. She is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle of the Source of Synergy Foundation, and is based in Mauritius and the Netherlands.