Wendy has always been fascinated with what creates lives of meaning and purpose. She has now combined her expertise in early human development with her interest in natural systems design, to help develop a range of tools that promote and support the creation of regenerative societies and cultures of lifelong learning.
In 2019 she joined the Global Council for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (and was co-chair for a year) and led the early development of the UK Spirituality in Education Alliance. In 2021 she was invited to become a member of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Thought Leaders Circle sdgthoughtleaderscircle.org and became a co-author of the Unitive Narrative. She also became a member of the Inner Development Goals (IDGs) Catalyst Network. In 2022 she supported the strategic development of Kinship Earth and in 2023 she became a co-founder of Living Cities Earth. She is an active member of the Charter for Compassion and Harvard Human Flourishing Program Community Networks and is currently leading the development of the Unitive Wisdom Lab and the Unitive Education Collaborative. She acts as an advisor to a number of futurist cultural transformation initiatives, including those exploring the transformation of education systems and the positive use of digital technology/AI. In the UK she is the founder of the Save Childhood Movement www.savechildhood.net, National Children's Day UK www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com and www.futuregens.net and is a long-term fellow of the RSA.
For thirty years Simon has been helping to close gaps; between supply and demand, between perception and reality - and between people. His passion lies in being curious about what makes people happy, healthy, wealthy and fulfilled and how they can achieve a sustainable balance between what they need and what they have. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and had a long career in customer service and customer experience working with the likes of Rolls-Royce in the UK and Singapore, Barclays in the UK, US and India and BT globally, he is now working in the residential care sector.
He ran his own consulting business for a number of years, through which he created the concept of Wholehearted Customer Management (WCM) and worked with Frederick Reichheld, the customer loyalty guru, to deliver the First European Summit on WCM in Dublin. He has also worked extensively in local government, where he has helped to design, develop, implement and support the very best customer experiences, involving strategy development, training design and delivery, coaching and mentoring. In 2019 Simon became interested in how the Flourish Model could help with the wellbeing of both residents and staff within care homes and he is currently leading this element of the project's development.
Harriet is an early childhood education (ECE) researcher and teacher. Currently based at Durham University’s School of Education, she is undertaking an ESRC funded doctoral study focusing on compassion in ECE environments which synthesizes her interests in well-being, compassion, sustainability and global citizenship, and early learning environments. She is also a postgraduate associate of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Well-being. In 2022 she became a director of the Save Childhood Movement (SCM) and is currently leading the development of ‘The Children’s Voice’ initiative and acting as a Project Director for National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK). In 2023 she joined the Flourish Project as a Research Affiliate with a particular interest in early human development.
Fabienne is an author, podcaster, researcher, former language teacher as well as mother to two teenagers. Currently based at the University of Bristol’s School of Education, she is undertaking a fully funded doctoral study looking at the lack of flourishing in Secondary Schools and how creating safe spaces may help. She is also Director of Flourishing Education and co-founder of the Streams Learning Hub, a co-working Hub for teenagers in Bristol. She is the author of 'The Flourishing Student', co-author with Dr Dominique Thompson of 'How to Grow a Grown up?' and in 2024 joined the Flourish Project as a Research Affiliate with a particular interest in the promotion of flourishing within schools.