Who we are
Our experience, research and understanding of the critical business issues currently faced by global leaders, has grown out of the hundreds of workshops we have led, the thousands of hours spent with women and men at all levels of society, sectors of industry and political arenas.
We are entrepreneurs, visionaries and thought leaders and change-makers. We have built businesses, advised world Leaders, consulted to multi-nationals, directed and designed world-class events, led Leadership programmes for companies across diverse fields for over 30 years, including: Politics, Peace Building, Academia, Alternative Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Mining, Technology, Consumer Goods, Hospitality, Advertising, Film, Fashion, Advertising & Marketing, Finance & Banking, NGO’s and the Charitable sector.
We are committed and active in transforming the structures and systems, ways of living and leading, that no longer work.
Between us we have authored 15 books including titles such as Pioneering the Possible - Awakened Leadership for a World that Works, The Future of Coaching, Making Terrorism History, Business Plan for Peace, Between us, we have authored 15 books selling over 1million copies with titles such as Power & Sex, Sacred Spaces, Aromatherapy for Scentual Awareness.
Founder & Managing Director
Karen Lee Downes
Karen fulfils her commitment and purpose by creating global initiatives of positive change for the fulfillment of human flourishing, business prosperity for a life sustaining future. She is motivated by her passion and commitment to change the systems and structures that no longer serve us.Read More
Alexandra worked in fashion & film between different cultures across Europe and the US, developing a deep sense of visual beauty. Throughout this rich creative journey she has woven her studies of spiritual psychology, human consciousness and feminine leadership.Read More
Rebecca is an international consultant, working across a diverse portfolio of industry sectors and continents. Over the past decade, as a millennial, her commitment to transform old systems and initiate new thinking and approaches has enabled her to develop experience working with organizations in leadership development and transformational programmes.Read More
Hetty works with a creative mix of intellectual challenge, psychological insight and reflection. She has established a reputation for growing and maintaining deep personal engagement in her clients and sustained performance and purpose that extends beyond the coaching journey – and, critically, humour!Read More
Ex Global Vice President for Human Resources / Unilever, Founder of Minds @ Work. Sectors: Purposeful Leadership, Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace.Read More
Kerry is a Charted Business Psychologist, she has been dedicated to supporting organisations to create the conditions in which people can flourish for over twenty years. Her works spans international research, facilitation, key note speaking, training and executive coaching.Read More
Peace Building, Conflict Resolution, Societal & Political Change
Dr. Scilla Elworthy
Scilla is a world-renowned Peace-Builder & Nobel Peace Prize nominee. She inspires leaders and policy-makers to talk more openly to their opponents by encouraging the kind of self-knowledge that keeps people from thoughtless violence or assisting in the destruction of the planet.Read More
Design & Programming, Business Visionary, Purpose
Fuelled by his passion for design, beauty and simplicity, Michael provides a deep understanding of how aesthetics influence us all. He has worked with a diverse international client base bringing alive in artistic expression their purpose, business proposition and offer.Read More
“This programme has completely changed my idea of how leadership is traditionally approached. The holistic nature of the programme is a rare gift".Kavita Chaundry
Creative Director & Designer, Jaipur Rugs, India
“Allowing space, permission and resources to go to the next level, holistically. Super powerful.”Lisa Barnwell
“Do you feel you can’t always be yourself at work? Are you so exhausted that you have no time for ‘life’? Do you wonder what life is all about? Then this programme is a must!”Sue Liderth
Corporate Leader ETS Unilever, UK