Board of Directors

College Directors
From top left: Joycelin Dawes, Bettina Jespersen, Carin Schwartz
Middle row: Camilla Bredal Pedersen, Janice Dolley, Judith Bone
Bottom: Ana Rhodes Castro, Clive Kitson (Chair)

Clive Kitson

Clive Kitson (Chair)

Gardener for a local estate and occasional Programme facilatator for The Findhorn Foundation

 

   
 Jane Reed

Jane Reed

Head of The International Network for School Improvement at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning based in the Institute of Education, London. She is a senior lecturer, consultant and coach with a background in developing the connections between classroom pedagogy, professional learning and school development.
Her current area of work is in learning processes that free schools for social and environmental responsiveness. She has been studying in the field of ecology and systems thinking and its application to school change and leadership for the past fifteen years. In the 1990s she set up the first ecoliteracy project in the UK, inspired by the work of Fritjof Capra. In 2007 she led a research review in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature on the greening of school leadership for The National College for School Leadership ( NCSL) and is currently working in partnership with Forum for the Future for NCSL researching and supporting the development of sustainability in 56 schools in England.

   

Janice Dolley

Janice Dolley

BA (Hons), Qualified Teacher
For 30 years Janice was a lecturer at the Open University in the Social Sciences, Senior Training Officer in Community Education, and Course Chair of programmes in Training and Development. Now she is Executive Director of the Wrekin Trust (a charity promoting spiritual education), and Co-ordinator of the Forum for Spiritual Education ... towards a University for Spirit. She is a Trustee of the Findhorn Foundation, World Youth Service and Enterprise, the Coach House Kilmuir Trust and Learning for Life in West Cork. She co-founded The Bridge Trust and CANA (Christians Awakening to a New Awareness); and was co-author, with Ursula Burton, of Christian Evolution- Moving towards a Global Spirituality. Janice also has been an elected Borough Councillor and Governor of nine schools.

   
Bettina Jespersen Judith Bone has been involved in the holistic learning work of the Findhorn Foundation for many years both running and developing programmes. Her background is in teaching. She is presently engaged as a co-manager of Programmes as well as a member of the Foundation management team
A Trustee of the Findhorn Foundation, she also sits on the Board of Trees For Life a Scottish based Charity whose aim is to restore the Caledonia Forest, as well as the Findorn College. She continues to be inspired by the exploration of the Sacred and what it means to live a spiritual life
   
Bettina Jespersen

Bettina Jespersen

   
Ana Rhodes Castro

Ana Rhodes Castro

Ana has been a living and working in the Findhorn
Foundation since 1994. During this time she has worked within a variety of areas in the organisation. She has been a member of the Central Management team over the last seven years, six of those spent being responsible for the area of Spiritual and Personal Development. This comprised of internal trainings, conflict facilitation, supervision and other internal structures which support the Findhorn Foundation to function gracefully and efficiently at an individual and collective level. In February 2009 she stepped into the role of Chair of Management/ Focaliser of the Findhorn Foundation. When asked what her inspiration for taking on this position, she said " What called me to take on this role was my deep love and desire to continue to serve and support the unfoldment of the Findhorn Foundation in the world as a Holistic Educational Centre, a Spiritual Community and a system dedicated to walking lightly on the planet".

   
Carin Schwartz
Carin Schwartz

Carin Schwartz has a background of almost three decades in administration and management in international banking in Stockholm, New York, Berlin and London. She came to Forres and Findhorn in 2005 and has since taken an active role in many organisations in and around the Findhorn Foundation. In 2008 she started Transition Town Forres, working with adaptation to, and mitigation of climate change, for a stronger and more resilient local community. She is currently chair of Forres Area Forum with a strong interest and involvement in community engagement, locally and across Moray.
   
Jane Reed Camilla Bredal Pedersen
   
Joycelin Dawes

Joycelin Dawes

Joycelin has wide experience as a researcher in political, social and economic affairs, as a writer, in education and facilitating workshops. She is Editor of The Quest - Rediscovering A Sense Of Soul, a self-inquiry open learning course for spiritual and personal development, first published in partnership with the Findhorn Foundation. She  is an Associate Tutor at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham. She is Chair of Trustees of Quaker Social Action, a charity based in East London that creates innovative and practical projects to address poverty and social exclusion, and a Trustee of StreetGames, a national charity taking doorstep sport to disadvantaged communities

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