- CORE TEAM -

  • SYLVIE BARBIER

    ARTIST

    Sylvie Barbier is a French-Taiwanese performance artist, entrepreneur and educator. She is the Co-founder of Art/ Earth / Tech. Compassion and openness are at the heart of her interdisciplinary practice.

  • RUFUS POLLOCK

    TECHNOLOGIST

    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

    COGNITIVE SCIENTIST

    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.

  • PETRONELLA TYSON

    PRODUCER

    Petronella has experience in community development, social impact, coliving / working and event planning. She has a love of spreadsheets and making dreams happen.

  • ESTEBAN RUSELER

    ENTREPRENEUR

    Esteban 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.

- INSTITUTE TEAM -

LIAM KAVANAGH

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

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.

- HUBS -

TOM MANWELL

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.

CECILE EMBLETON

Cecile is a freelance photographer and award-winning documentary filmmaker based in London. She is member of the london Hub.

- AMBASADORS -

JONATHAN EKSTROM

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

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

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.

- ALUMNI -

NINON GODEFROY

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. She is a co-founder of Art/ Earth / Tech and is now working in eduction in Taiwan.

STEFAN URBANEK

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.