Trustees

The following people are trustees of The Resurgence Trust:

James Sainsbury is Chairman of the Trust. He is also Chair of the trustees of Home-Start, a national family support charity, and trustee to a number of charitable organisations, including the Voices Foundation and the National Byway Trust, which promotes cycling. He also has an interest in psychotherapy and is trained as an Option Process mentor. He is married with two sons.

Josephine Amankwah-Seagrim trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a professional classical singer and actor and has achieved notable success working in theatre, film and television. She has performed in productions in London, United States, Africa and Europe. Josephine is the Business Strategy and Contracts Manager for a leading nursing agency in the UK. She is deeply committed to charitable and philanthropic endeavours, indeed many of her recital engagements have been for charity including a major concert for UNICEF. She has a considerable love of humanity and a wonderful zest for life.

Dick Baker is passionate about Resurgence and its values. Having worked for many years in the field of corporate governance, he now runs his own practice advising organisations on good governance. He is also a Trustee at Wynstones Steiner school, a member of the board of the UK Policy Governance Association and involved in Journeyman UK, a charity providing contemporary rites of passage and mentoring for young men. He lives in Stroud with his wife and two children.

Sandy Brown is a ceramicist who lives in North Devon. She has exhibited internationally and has worked as an Artist in Residence in Australia with the British and the Australian Council. In 2015, Sandy was commissioned by Sotheby's to create an exciting large scale installation for the 2015 Sotheby's Beyond Limits exhibition at Chatsworth House. For this she created a magnificent ceramic Temple as a spiritual non-denominational place for quiet contemplation.

Herbert Girardet is co-founder of the World Future Council. From 1996 to 2008 Herbert was chairman of the Schumacher Society, UK. He is an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, a patron of the Soil Association, UK, and a visiting professor at University of the West of England. In 2003 Girardet was the inaugural Adelaide Thinker in Residence, advising South Australian Premier Mike Rann on his government's sustainability policies and how to reduce Adelaide's carbon footprint. He is a recipient of a UN Global 500 Award "for outstanding environmental achievements".

Christabel Reed is a yoga therapist and teacher with a Masters in The Traditions of Yoga & Meditation, SOAS. In 2016 Christabel co-founded Advaya Initiative, an alternative think-tank seeking solutions to the interconnected crises of environmental destruction and mental health.

Ruby Reed is a yoga teacher and environmental activist with a particular passion for the ocean. She is interested in embodiment and nature connection as sources of healing, self-knowledge and empowerment, and co-founded Advaya Initiative in 2016 as an environmental and holistic wellbeing platform working for social change.

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