Michel Thill - Founding Director & Permaculture Designer

Mich is interested in the many dimensions of resilience. He is exploring the links between personal resilience and our relationship to the community and the natural world.

He runs the strategic and organisational part of the enterprise, as well as organising community events, teaching Permaculture Courses and doing gardening work.

Previously Mich has studied Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning in Berlin, where he also trained as a yoga teacher. He visited and stayed in numerous eco-communities learning and teaching Permaculture Design. In London Mich has worked as a Project Officer, designing, organising and delivering CSR programmes and corporate volunteering events, involving employees of multinationals in South London communities.

He is the secretary of the Open Orchard Project, committee member of the Friends of Hillside Gardens Park and engaged in the work of Transition Town Brixton.