Dr Joanna Brown (Founder)
Dr Joanna Brown, a fellow of the School of Social Entrepreneurs, has been a project manager in computer-based education for over a decade. She has also contributed to large scale movements for change, including the Jubilee Debt Campaign, Make Poverty History, Fairtrade and TIDAL. Joanna has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering and an M.A. in Fine Art.
Yoomee create bespoke social networks, tools and apps for online communities using Agile/Lean principles. They specialise in building social web technologies for social good. Typical projects involve creative ways of connecting people together online, solving specific problems to bring about positive social outcomes in the real-world. They work with nonprofit, social entrepreneurs, charity, third sector and advocacy groups to create bespoke custom social networking websites and social media tools.
Rob Woodford (Technical)
Rob was the first mobile and devices employee for Macromedia (Adobe Systems) in Europe where he worked for over 10 years. In 2007 he took up the position of Senior Manager, Technical Marketing for Qualcomm Inc. where he was responsible for Product Marketing for Google’s Android Operating System as well as Microsoft Windows Mobile in the European market. Rob has a degree in music from Durham University, a Masters in Management from Durham Business School and a Masters in Economics for Transition from Schumacher College.
Anna Lodge (Communications)
Anna is interested in the widest reaches of what it means to be in communication, working with organisations around the UK and beyond as a consultant. Listening to the stories of small business owners, charity directors and community leaders she explores exciting and creative ways to share their dreams. A special passion for human rights and sustainability led to Anna working for the Refugee Council, Schumacher College and at BedZED.
Jonnie Lyle (Media)
Jonnie is an artist, designer and filmmaker. He studied fine art at Glasgow Art School and Graphic Design Communication at Chelsea College of Art and Design. His main areas of expertise are graphic design, motion graphics and filmmaking. He is also a dj with a passion for vinyl and is currently directing a documentary film celebrating vinyl records called 'To Have & To Hold'.
Dr Fritjof Capra (Patron)
Fritjof Capra, a physicist and systems theorist, is the founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California. The Center advances schooling for sustainability. Dr Capra is also on the faculty of the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program of the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of five international bestsellers. His most recent book, The Science of Leonardo, was published in 2007.
Bill McKibben (Patron)
Bill McKibben is an author, environmentalist, and activist who wrote the first popular book about global warming. He is the co-founder of 350.org, an international organisation which, on 10/10/10, organized a day of climate solutions projects-from solar panel installations to community garden plantings-and changed communities from the bottom up with over 7,000 events in 188 countries.
Blanche Cameron (Advisor)
Blanche is a lecturer in MSc environmental architecture at the Centre for Alternative Technology (C.A.T.), director and trustee of environmental training charity RESET. She has worked as an architectural designer and builder, and also has a background in community representation, theatre set design and construction. She is an academician of the Academy of Urbanism and a member of the All Party Parliamentary Committee on Biodiversity.
Jonathan Crinion (Advisor)
Crinion Associates was established in 1986 as an international research, planning and facilitation consulting firm, specialising in creative ecological transition for organisations of all types. With intricate understanding and experience of how complex organisational systems work we resourcefully manoeuvre within them, seeking new perspectives and opportunities for intervention and ecological change. Jonathan is a visiting lecturer at Schumacher College and a skilled offshore, long distance sailor, which he explores as an alternative to flying.
Daniel Harris (Advisor)
Daniel is an Internet entrepreneur. He runs Kendra, an initiative to foster an open content marketplace, with European funding and Freewheelers, an international travel share website. In 1996 he co-founded Cerbernet which grew to become a leading independent broadband ISP and was acquired by First Telecom in 2000. He has been facilitating 'Creating World Peace' workshops since 2004. He studied art and is a keen song writer.
Giles Hutchins (Advisor)
Giles is Global Director for Sustainability at Atos. He draws on over a decade of business and IT transformation experience to focus on how organisations can adapt efficiently to embrace the desire to become and demands of becoming more sustainable. He is also a founding Partner of Biomimicry Consulting International, the primary aim of which is to build a mutually beneficial relationship between business and nature.
Dr Fiona Tilley (Advisor)
Fiona is interested in conversation and collaboration that deepens our connection within nature, one another and ourselves. She has lectured at the Sustainability Research Institute (University of Leeds) and has published on sustainability entrepreneurship/business and environmental social sciences. She was non-Executive Director of National Forest Company Ltd (2004-2007) and Chair of Schumacher North (2007-2009).
Beta Test Partners
The following organisations will be trialing wwwe.org as it develops:
- Fairtrade Foundation
- Devon School for Social Entrepeneurs
- Schumacher College
- Transition Town Totnes
- Mothers' Union (Wakefield Diocese)
If you are interested in joining the trial, please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWWe would also like to gratefully acknowledge the support of the following people and organisations: Tony Beesley, Tim Boyes-Watson, Andy Brown, Phil Chandler, Paul Clark, Dan Coxon, Lauren Craig, Martin Crawford, Ed Dowding, Chris Erskine, Luan Gray, Aren Grimshaw, Andre Hackett, Tim Hainsworth, Nell Harrison, Matt Harvey, Elizabeth Hawk, Nicholas Hedges, Kate Hewett, Polly Higgins, Dougald Hine, Anthony Hodgson, Diane Hume, Satish Kumar, Dan Lehner, Alastair McIntosh, Kate Moncrieff, Gunter Pauli, Ann Pettifor, Martin Powell, Mel Risebrow, Jonathan Robinson, Maggie Ryan, Dr Vandana Shiva, Dr Stefan Skrimshire, Marcelle Speller, Professor Tim Unwin, Mark Wallace, Gerd Wessling, Benjamin Zephaniah, Schumacher College, Devon School for Social Entrepreneurs, Centre for Alternative Technology, Seedbed Christian Community Trust, the class of 2010 at Devon SSE and last, but not least, the International Futures Forum