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.
Ninon Godefroy grew up at La Cheraille, worked in renewable energy and education in Asia and Africa and studied public policy at the University of Oxford.
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. Liam studied Economics at Cambridge University, and holds a PhD in Psychology and Cognitive Science from UCSD.
Liam Kavanagh is the Director of the Art / Earth / Tech Institute. He is is a cognitive scientist who studies how our body and feelings interact with our thoughts, both within the individual and within social groups.
Laurie Parma is the Art / Earth / Tech Institute coordinator and fellow. She is the founder of LifeCloud, a wellbeing consulting and education company. As a Cambridge scholar of psychology, behavioural science and neuroscience, interdisciplinarity is the core of her approach to human flourishing.
Tom is the lead of the London Hub. He is a fully qualified Architect with and an interest in Coliving. He is co-founder of WooWoo, a website helping Londoners discover well-being practices. Tom is also a mindfulness practitioner, composer and Ecstatic Dance DJ.
Shelly is a member of the Taipei Hub. She studied Business Administration at National Taiwan University and Development at Maastricht University. She worked for urban green development NPOs and start-ups in Europe and Latin America and currently works for Art/Earth/Tech as Head of Operations.
Esteban is a core member of the London Hub. He is inspired by the possibilities that a more conscious and wholesome relationship with tech can bring to society; he writes, consults and creates in this space. He’s also passionate about fostering real community and how we can create a wiser world together.
Jonathan Ekstrom co-organised the first Art / Earth / Tech Gathering. He has 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.
Omri Baumer is a technologist with vast experience in software design and development. He was selected as a Technology Expert by Harvard Business School and built developer communities. Growing up in northern Israel, Omri has been fascinated with the future of real-estate.
Naima von Ritter Figueres is a Costa Rican-German sustainable development professional with a MSc Development Management degree from the LSE. She is on a mission to help people deeply connect with themselves, with nature, and with others.
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.