Wolfgang Michalski "is Managing Director of WM International - a company providing strategic intelligence and policy advice to business, governments and international organisations. He is an internationally recognized expert in the analysis of longer-term economic, social and technological developments and their implications for decision making. For more than 20 years (1980-2001), Wolfgang Michalski served as Chief Advisor to the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), with particular responsibility for the analysis and evaluation of emerging economic and social policy issues and related strategic challenges, both at domestic and international level. Wolfgang Michalski has been a Director of several renowned research institutes. He received his PhD in 1964, holds a professorship of economics at the University of Hamburg since 1972 and was awarded a Doctor honoris causa by the Warsaw School of Economics in 2001. He has published 10 books and more than 120 papers which have been translated into more than ten languages." 
- Steering Group, International Futures Forum
Resources and articles
- International Futures Forum Steering Group, organizational web page, accessed February 6, 2012.