Böhme is founder and director of Spatial Foresight. He specialises in European regional and territorial research and policies, international comparative studies in the fields of regional development policies, spatial planning, territorial foresight, and in the territorial impacts of sector policies. He has led numerous studies for DG REGIO (e.g. on administrative costs, macro-regional strategies or multilevel governance), the European Parliament (e.g. on the impact of COVID-19 on cohesion), the European Committee of the regions (e.g. on Cohesion as a value, the role of small urban areas or regional impacts of COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine), as well as other European and national clients, incl. EIB, ESPON, Interact, ministries in Luxembourg, Sweden, Germany, Cyprus and Poland. Among others he was the main author of the Territorial Agenda 2030, agreed upon during the German EU Presidency. Kai has a truly European background and considerable experience in policy advice at the European and national level as well as in the management of international applied research and consultancy projects. For long, in parallel to this consultancy work, Kai has also been active at various universities, incl. as associated assistant professorship at the University of Luxembourg and visiting research fellowships at the Department of Town and Regional Planning at the University of Sheffield (UK) and the Centre for Spatial Development and Planning at the Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden). He has work experience from SWECO in Stockholm, the European Spatial Planning Network (ESPON) Secretariat in Luxembourg, Nordregio in Stockholm, and the Secretariat for Future Studies (SFZ) in Germany. His educational background includes a PhD in Management Science from the University of Nijmegen (Netherlands) and a Masters in Spatial Planning from the University of Dortmund (Germany). He is member of the German Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL).