Dave Darby founded Lowimpact.org in 2001, spent 3 years on the board of the Ecological Land Co-op and is a member Mutual Credit Services. His role is managing website content, blogging and fundraising.
Dil Green was an architect and builder for 30 years, working on projects from an extension to London’s Science Museum to an award-wining eco-surgery. He now works away at systemic leverage points around Governance, Wisdom: Pattern Language, and Economy: Mutual Credit Services. He lives in Brixton, blogs at digital-anthropology and looks after all things technical.
Sherry Kramer is our book-keeper, and mum to two ex-Redfielders (which is how we met her). She’s had a career in financial management of large organisations, and now she’s helping us. She lives in Aylesbury.
Peter Morgan built and looks after our website. He quit a career as a chef to study politics and philosophy. The new millennium inspired a move to Japan where he co-founded a nightclub in Nagoya. After burning out in the Japanese club scene he returned to Nottinghamshire to have children and experiment with other forms of fatigue (e.g. Screenbeetle).
Piotr Karter is a video editor and film-maker, who produces the videos for our online course programme and edits our YouTube videos. He runs Studio Nima, a creative studio specialising in photography, video and graphic content.
Cate Chapman is a freelance book and poetry editor, and a former director of the Ecological Land Co-operative. She lives in Cornwall and oversees our book publishing operation.
Lloyd Daly has a background in programme management, purchasing and business but is evolving slowly from office monkey to woodsman. He is happiest next to a campfire and oversees our online course programme, working closely with Piotr and Cate.
Rebecca Stacey became the first head teacher in the country to achieve the UN Climate Change Teacher accreditation. She’s currently studying for an MSc in zero-carbon communities at the University of the Highlands and Islands. Along with Dave and Noah, she’s managing the website, blogging and fundraising. She lives in Cumbria.
Noah Bunyan Cole is studying for an MSc in environmental policy and management at the university of Bristol. He’s particularly interested in climate adaptation with a specific focus on food and farming systems. Along with Rebecca and Dave, he’s managing website content, blogging and fundraising.
Amrit Sachar is an NHS consultant psychiatrist who believes that community, personal autonomy and meaningful work are essential for mental health; that we live in a society and with an economic system that are not conducive to those things; and that part of the role of mental health professionals should be to question the systems that we live under. She’s acting as an advisor to Lowimpact. She lives in Stroud.
Trevor Hilder is a qualified teacher who learnt systems thinking from prof. Stafford Beer, the founder of management cybernetics. He wrote one of the first database systems to run on the IBM PC. He’s interested in what impact cloud computing, mobile telephony and blockchain will have on the internet, finance, education and work. He’s a Viable System Model specialist and advisor to Lowimpact. He lives in Trowbridge, Wilts.