We emphasize wisdom because we believe this is about more than finding a quick-fix in technology or politics – it is about finding something deeper within ourselves and our societies.
Sylvie Barbier is a French-Taiwanese artist and educator and formerly a Lecturer at Polimoda in Florence. Compassion and openness are at the heart of her interdisciplinary practice.
Rufus Pollock is a Founder of Open Knowledge, an award-winning international digital non-profit. Formerly a Shuttleworth Fellow, the Mead Fellow in Economics at Cambridge University.
Liam Kavanagh is a cognitive scientist who studies how our body and feelings interact with our thoughts, both within the individual and within social groups.
Ninon Godefroy grew up at La Cheraille, worked in renewable energy in Asia and Africa and studied public policy at the University of Oxford.
Jonathan Ekstrom formed The Biodiversity Consultancy to bring real-world solutions to industry's biodiversity challenges. Jon holds a Double First in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in ecology.
Stefan Urbanek is a data engineer at Facebook. He has a passion for complex systems and likes to work in an intuitive way. Nature has always been his source of inspiration.