Dr. Anneloes Smitsman, Ph.D., LLM, is a futurist, evolutionary systems scientist, systems architect, teacher, coach, and global catalyst for thrivability. She is the founder and CEO of EARTHwise Centre. Her groundbreaking educational programs, transformation practices, leadership strategies, and system architectures have empowered thousands of people from around the world, and are being implemented by numerous networks and organizations for developing the economic, educational, and governance systems for regeneration and thrivability.
Anneloes holds a Master’s degree in Law and Judicial Political Sciences from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and received a degree of Doctor from the Maastricht Sustainability Institute at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Her Ph.D. dissertation Into the Heart of Systems Change, is being implemented worldwide for developing economic, educational, and governance systems for regeneration and thrivability.
Anneloes is the co-author with Dr. Jean Houston of the #1 Bestsellers The Quest of Rose and Return of the Avatars, the first two books of the Future Humans Trilogy. She is the co-editor and co-author with Dr. Alexander Laszlo of The New Paradigm in Politics, and she is the author of Love Letters from Mother Earth, which is coming out soon in narrated form with soundtracks by Alan Howarth through Messages from Mother Earth. She is also the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal publications, articles, book chapters, and other publications.
Anneloes is the lead author of the r3.0 Educational Transformation Blueprint, and the lead architect of the SEEDS Constitution where she applied her Thrivability Compass design and Future Archetypes codes, as well as an architect and researcher for Hypha and SEEDS for co-developing the Regenerative Renaissance tools, currencies, systems, and cultures. She is renowned for her social architecture and strategies for catalyzing social tipping points for systemic transformation through evolutionary coherence, which she also applied for the Earth Song project.Anneloes is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle of the Source of Synergy Foundation, a founding member of the Global Development Board of the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research, an Advisory Board member of the Interstellar Community Foundation, a r3.0 Advocation Partner, and a partner of the Global Education Futures Initiative. Anneloes is based in Mauritius where she lives with her two children, and the Netherlands.