Staff Type: Consultant

Pete Hamill

Pete Hamill is a consultant, facilitator and coach with an international background in leadership and organisational development. He is interested in leadership and personal development, including the role that conflict plays in organisations and society. Pete works on Roffey Park’s MSc in People and Organisational Development and their Post-Graduate Certificate in Coaching, as well as …

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Dara Silverman

Dara Silverman is a long-time organizer, writer and trainer who has been building movements for economic, racial,  gender and social justice for over 20 years. She is a Director at PowerLabs, a consultancy that helps social change organizations build people-powered campaigns that win real changes.  Dara was the Founding Director of Showing Up for Racial …

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Ben Schick

Ben Schick is a seasoned executive for purpose-driven ventures that include first Executive Director of Challenge Day, an internationally critically acclaimed youth violence-prevention and social-emotional program for middle and high schools that were showcased on Oprah and then became the centerpiece for MTV’s “If You Really Knew Me”; nine years as the CEO of MediaOne …

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Lise Melvin – Interim Co-President

Email: lise@strozziinstitute.com Lise Melvin is a certified Somatic Coach, a global leader in sustainability, and a mother. At her back is a 20+ year career in collaborative efforts to change systems globally, and a decade+ of working with embodiment and somatics. She now teaches with the Strozzi Institute and is their Interim Co-President, alongside having …

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Maggie Williams – Co-President

Maggie Williams is Interim Co-President of Strozzi Institute (SI) and a Lead Teacher and somatic coach. Her areas of focus include how social conditions shape us, how we cultivate more individual and collective resilience, and how somatics can support values-aligned parenting. Prior to working with SI, Maggie co-founded and co-directed The Advocacy Institute, an organization …

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