Heather Branigin, BA, MAT
Vice President, Foresight Research
Heather leads Future iQ’s research projects, most recently co-authoring The Future of Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture and The Future of Urban Living. She has extensive experience in local government and the nonprofit sector and is an accomplished project manager. Heather has a well-developed ability to assimilate information into thoughtful and coherent writing. She applies the integration of future trends, data analysis and public engagement into implementable strategy development for clients. Through her work, Heather provides that critical resourceful guidance needed to empower communities and organizations to make decisions that build sustainability and resiliency as they face a future of accelerations and change. Originally from Canada, Heather has pursued her international interests through her philanthropic work with the United Nations Association of Minnesota.