D.Phil (Oxon.), M.Phil. (Oxon), BA (Hons).
Consultant, Trainer, Coach
Currently, mindfulness practitioner at Cambridge University, teaching mindfulness students as part of a research pilot project. Elizabeth’s professional experience includes Arts Bodies and NGO’s, as well as Higher Education as a university lecturer, researcher and author.
Her international certification in Nonviolent Communication™ (NVC) gives her a special interest in Compassionate communication training, ranging from conflict resolution to team-building and stress reduction. She also works with coaching and mediation in professional and personal contexts with leaders, teams and individuals. Her consultation and training style is notable for her warmth and positive engagement, and for her acute and insightful approach.
Director, Consultant, Trainer, Coach
Simon has a personal Mindfulness practice of 28 years. He has also been delivering mindfulness- and compassion-based practices in business and for the public for 23 years.
His uniqueness as a mindfulness with compassion trainer and coach lie in his experience of working in a Right Livelihood Buddhist Company where mindfulness- and compassion-based practices for team and leadership development were standard. This trading company was way ahead of its time in leadership, team and community development, appearing in the Price Waterhouse Top 100 private companies list 6 times.
As a long standing member of 22 years of what was originally known as the Western Buddhist Order, Simon has a deep grasp of mindfulness and compassion practices through which he lives his life and from which he shares this enriching vision.
Simon holds Certificates of Advanced Teacher Training in the Breathworks approach Mindfulness-Based Pain and Illness Management (MBPM). He is also a certified trainer in Compassionate Communication (aka Nonviolent Communication). He is also an Independent Focusing trainer and has completed practitioner training in Neuro linguistic Programming (NLP) and Developmental Behavioural Modelling (DBM).