"From here on, the primary judgment of all human institutions, professions, programmes and activities will be determined by the extent to which they inhibit, ignore, or foster a mutually-enhancing human/Earth relationship."
Finn has 20 years of experience in community engagement and development, placemaking, permaculture education, and facilitating change throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. He is a qualified educator, facilitator, engagement specialist and designer with a passion for community empowerment and participatory design processes.
His particular interests and skills are in the realm of social ecology, social innovation and social design. He has co-founded a range of grassroots and solution-focused initiatives including Auckland Permaculture Workshop, Resilio Studio, CommonGround Community Gardens, Transition Pt. Chevalier, Grey Lynn 2030 and Our Amazing Place (originally the Pt. Chevalier Treasure Hunt).
Finn offers engagement expertise, participatory design methodologies, dynamic facilitation, team building tools and processes, programme design and delivery expertise, and constructive reflective practices.