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Charlene Collison

Charlene Collison

Head of futures, Forum for the Future

Charlene leads Forum’s work in futures and collaborative change addressing complex challenges.  With a career encompassing futures, organisational change and systems thinking, she has worked on various multi-stakeholder initiatives across a range of sectors; she leads Cotton 2040, a cross-industry collaboration to mainstream sustainably sourced cotton across the apparel industry. Charlene facilitates Forum’s action research and thought leadership in the process of collaboration to shift systems towards sustainability, and the power of co-creating new narratives to facilitate change.

Charlene has an MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility from Ashridge Business School, a BA in International Relations from the University of Puget Sound and a Diploma in Organisational Change and Development from Henley Management College.