Mackay-James, Max, Dr.

I am passionate about growing an ecology of care for our dying, in which we are all able to come home to ourselves. As coordinator for the Diealog project, I support people, living and dying in their local neighbourhoods, to grow their connections and care resources. I am a 65 year-old ex-GP, constantly humbled by […]

Elliott, Hermione

I established Living Well Dying Well in 2010, aiming to inform and re-empower individuals and communities to make choices and take ‘ownership’ of death and dying. I am a former nurse and midwife with a special interest in end of life care.  I developed the End of Life Doula certificated training and currently teach the […]

Fenwick, Peter, Dr.

Now towards the end of life I can look back and see threads which make up the tapestry of living and dying.   I have worked with neuroscience, epilepsy, psychiatry and now, particularly, in the factors required for a growth in consciousness. Is there a path or has it always been like the pathless path leading […]

Brigstocke, Sophie

I am a birth and postnatal doula, breastfeeding peer supporter, volunteer on the National Breastfeeding Helpline and baby massage teacher based in SW London.  I am the current Doula of the Year, awarded by the MaMa Conference/BirthSparks.  I run Nurturing Birth, alongside Florence Etienne-Jackson, providing doula training in the UK and internationally, as well as […]

Fleming, Pat

I live on Dartmoor and currently teach and mentor on the ‘Call of the Wild’ course at Schumacher College, also working in conservation education and wild connection. I have led groups in deep ecology and ‘Work that Reconnects’ for over 30 years and co-authored ‘Thinking Like a Mountain’, a deep ecology reader.

Sharpe, Bill

I am an independent futures practitioner and researcher in science, technology and society. I spent 15 years as a research lab director at Hewlett Packard, where I pioneered new technologies in mobile and pervasive computing. On leaving HP I co-founded a specialist innovation consultancy creating new digital products for international clients and launching two start-ups. […]

Wright, Stephen, Prof., Rev., FRCN, MBE

I currently work as a spiritual director for the Sacred Space Foundation ( offering retreat and renewal facilities in the English Lake District. I have a long involvement in the NHS, international healthcare development and academia and have published widely. My most recent books include second editions of Contemplation and Coming Home as well as […]

Rosen, Ed

Principal lecturer, London South Bank University Faculty of Health and Social Care; Director, Lambeth GP Food Co-op Ed Rosen is the project director for the Lambeth GP Food Co-op. He has previously worked in a number of patient engagement projects including providing skilled facilitation for patient participation groups across AT Medics as Director of Patient […]

Rosen, Ed

Principal lecturer, London South Bank University Faculty of Health and Social Care; Director, Lambeth GP Food Co-op I became involved in learning how to support change in the NHS firstly as education advisor at London Deanery where I led early work on patients as partners in post-graduate medical education. Learning to help the system better […]