Maria is an energetic facilitator and coach with over 14 years experience in the not for profit sector delivering a range of leadership and personal development programmes to corporate organisations, entrepreneurs, communities and young people. Passionate about authentic and collaborative values-based leadership and coaching individuals and teams to identify the tools and thinking they need to achieve their goals.
Rozalie has been working in facilitation and personal development for over 15 years; bringing validation to emotional inquiry by enabling creativity and authentic self-expression. She is passionate about affirming each individual's unique truth, and draws on intuative body-based tools and philosophies, such as Process Oriented Psychothearpy, The Art of Mentoring, and Biodanza. Her practice consists of 1:1 mentoring, work in primary schools, work on mental-health with clients through the NHS, and running retreats for women and families. Rozalie believes in the worth of every person's story, and has a keen awareness for feelings; which can in turn alleviate the world when they are enabled to transform through the arts, play, nature and community connection.
Tim has been a facilitator, educator and land worker for the past 8 years. Having worked in community food, social prescribing and land based education in London and the South West he has facilitated groups from an expansive array of backgrounds, ages and individual circumstances. Most recently he has been tasked with building a pioneering project developing eco-therapeutic first line interventions, for a prominent youth mental health charity and youth led social movement. Alongside this, he is passionate about developing methodologies for evidencing the outcomes of connectedness to the natural world on well being. Tim also enjoys encouraging others to play with the notion of using collective social action as a form of self care, enabling young people, in particular, to feel emboldened by the knowledge they have agency in uncertain times. Previously he managed a number of high profile music venues and events across London and the South East. His background is in Environmental Economics in which he studied at the London School of Economics. This academic foundation has formed the basis of a long standing commitment to environmental and social justice.
Ro is an experienced facilitator and educator with 10 years experience working with charities and schools. As a qualified teacher with training in Land Based Learning and Forest School, she is passionate about experiential learning as an important part of people's development, with the magic coming from the learning that happens through creatively led reflection. Through skilful holding and carefully paced progressions of games, exercises and experiences, Ro creates the ideal conditions that allow creativity, play, insight, wonder and discovery to thrive.
'Ro has worked with the students in our Pupil Referral Unit in a very understanding and loving way. She creates a safe and nurturing environment where young people know that their ideas and feelings will be respected and heard. The young people have thrived under her care.'
Researcher and author of 'Reclaim Your Sh*t' - an illustrated book about our relationship to water and waste. Fellow of the Schumacher Institute. Sarah's work is inspired by new economics, ecoliteracy, mindfulness, seventh generation thinking, servant leadership, holistic science and love; based in Bristol working as a freelance facilitator and leadership coach around the country. She has a great overview of business in all sectors following an undergraduate degree in Economics and experience in marketing, sales and events in the corporate sector; and managing fundraising campaigns and events in the public and charity sectors. A freedom of spirit, deciding to leave that all behind to follow a path to live more in harmony with the planet. Experience working and volunteering in a number of different organisations all over the world. A Masters in New Economics from Schumacher College plus extensive training in teaching, coaching and facilitation that she has at her fingertips to share.
Tom is a skilled and experienced self-employed outdoor learning practitioner, mountain leader and sustainability facilitator who has worked for the Field Studies Council, WWF and in collaboration with many other environmental organisations and clients. His work and life interests, while diverse, are all aligned with developing positive thinking and action around social and environmental sustainability at all scales. He facilitates formal and informal outdoor learning experiences for all age groups, leads wilderness expeditions, supports the growth of sustainability practices and initiatives in large organisations, plans and facilitates training for educators & activists, and develops and facilitates workshops exploring personal, organisational and societal sustainability.
Neel is passionate about effecting lasting social change and making a positive difference in the world – within his local community, across London, the UK and globally. He has been a part-time facilitator and coach with The Change Leadership Foundation since 2014, where he has supported participants on their journeys to explore their self, their uniqueness and their purpose, whilst equipping them with a leadership 'toolbox' of practical frameworks and concepts to lead positive change in the world for the greater good. Neel has dedicated his career to serving people - with a particular focus on children and families in the greatest need – it is what makes him come alive and is what gets him out of bed in the morning. He qualified as a Children and Families Social Worker in 2015, having worked in frontline roles within Children's Services since 2009. With this grounding, he joined the NSPCC in 2016, in a strategic capacity, with a personal mission to lead systemic, sustainable change and have a greater impact for the greatest number of children and families.