Laurie Smith

Senior Researcher, Explorations

Laurie Smith

Laurie contributes to Nesta’s thought leadership on future technologies and trends, analysing the technological, social and economic aspects of emerging developments. He sits within the Explorations team and has cross-cutting responsibilities applying his knowledge of novel research and policy methods to explore emerging trends, behaviours and innovations likely to intersect with Nesta's priority areas of work. Alongside horizon scanning he devises content for dynamic, participative events, including for Nesta’s flagship event FutureFest.