Leon D. Young has 20 years experience in the military. He has deployed on operations, been part of joint, coalition and international operational planning headquarters and provided input and advice on strategic policy. He has taught post-graduate courses on strategy, capability and future studies. He is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists, World Futures Society, Australian Society of Operations Research and is recognised international speaker on futures. He holds a BSc, MSc in Operations Research and is currently completing his PhD in Computational Strategic Thinking Models. He is also a former Chief of Defence Fellow. His professional interests include quantifying risk through scenario development, futures education, strategic decision making and logistic modelling.