Prof. Gerhard de Haan is a professor of futures and education studies at the Freie Universität Berlin’s Institut Futur, where in 2010 he established the first MA in futures studies in the German-speaking world. Prof. de Haan studied education, psychology, and sociology at undergraduate level before completing a doctorate on “nature and education” and a postdoctoral treatise on “time in pedagogy.” His research focuses on futures and innovation studies, knowledge societies, and sustainable development. Prof. de Haan has been working in education studies for over 20 years and has conducted many research and development projects. Among other roles, he served as scientific advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for the UNESCO Global Action Program on Education for Sustainable Development (2015–2019) and works with a variety of national and international organizations. He has over 300 publications to his name, on topics such as “education to promote sustainable development,” “knowledge societies,” “studying risk,” “cultural history,” and “education and the future.” Prof. de Haan has been awarded the Federal Republic of Germany’s Cross of Merit.