Sulaiman Mohamed AlKaabi

CEO - Future Foresight Foundation

Sulaiman Mohamed AlKaabi, is currently a CEO of Future Foresight Foundation in Abu Dhabi since 2016. In 2013, he highlighted the importance of establishing a center dedicated to forecasting the future at Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), a center which aims at spreading such a concept among staff as well as the public. He also called for applying future foresight tools in various ADP departments. Since that time, Mr. Alkaabi launched several initiatives related to future foresight, such as organizing events, lectures throughout the country, and inviting experts to give lectures about futures studies and future scenarios. Moreover, he carried out a personal initiative by creating the first Arabic website that focuses on promoting the concept of foresight in the Arab world, based on scientific standards. Now, he’s launched a channel on YouTube for the same purpose “Foresight Academy”.

Mr. AlKaabi is the first person from the UAE and Gulf region to join the Association of Professional Futurists (APF), and he is also a member of the World Future Society (WFS).

In July 2015, he proposed to establish a Foresight Center within the Federal Government, based in the Office of the Prime Minister, and to establish a department dedicated to future foresight in every ministry, directly linked to the above-mentioned center.

In May 2017, he built a team in police to prepare a long-term plan for the next four decades “Abu Dhabi Police 2057 plan” and launched in November of the same year.

Mr. AlKaabi is the author of the “Future Foresight Encyclopedia” in Arabic, the first of its kind in the Arab World.