Jonathan Hui

Associate: Researcher & Scenario Lead

Born and raised in Vancouver BC, Jonathan is a Ph.D student at the Balsillie School with research interests in the discipline of futures studies, political ecology, and the intersections between digital infrastructure and climate resilience. His interests lie in the context of East Asia and China, in particular, around regional ecologies, technology sharing, culture and political economy as means towards climate adaptation over the next century.

Jonathan has a Master’s in Political Science and Alternative Futures from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, where he studied the impact and usage of metaphors in framing international climate discourses. He previously worked in the tech industry at Hootsuite on the data analytics and marketing side before pursuing foresight analyst positions with the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, International Federation for the Red Cross, and leading scenario work with Purple Compass.

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