Bogi Eliasen

Director of Health - the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS)

Bogi Eliasen is Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS). He comes from the Faroe Islands and is educated in Political Science and International Law from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. He has been employed in the Faroe Business Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and worked as a thought leader and consultant over the last 20 years for politicians, the public sector and private companies.

Bogi was initiator of the first population genome project FarGen to sequence the genomes of the whole population of the Faroe Islands. As CIFS health expert Bogi sets the future stage of genomics, data, digital functions and health framed with the holistic vision of shaping the future personalized health paradigm as a part of ambitious projects and networks around the world. He received the HIMSS Future 50 global award for his work in 2019. He initiated the Nordic Heath 2030 process and has a core role in both the global Future Proofing Health Index and Movimiento Salud 2030 that aspires to apply a more sustainable, equitable and preventive health paradigm, that is currently active in 30 countries. Among other roles are numerous advisory boards, co-chair of Sciana Health Leaders Network, and advisor to WHO.