Meet the team...

We are a dynamic team of regenerative farmers, agroforesters, creative technologists, and computer scientists dedicated to an ecologically sustainable future.

Paul Chaney
founder

Paul is an artist, curator, and technologist with twenty five years of experience in horticulture and agroecology. He has spent much of his life living off-grid in a self-supporting permaculture system and has set up community horticulture projects in UK and Europe. He is currently a postgrad researcher at Falmouth University exploring how creative technology and appropriate automation can drive transition to low carbon economies.

Alcwyn Parker
CTO

Alcwyn is a software developer and expert in the field of human-computer interaction. He is currently course lead for all postgraduate programmes at Falmouth University’s Games Academy, and is the senior technical consultant supporting the development of the Immersive Business Project: a multimillion-pound knowledge exchange hub helping businesses in the South West to adopt immersive technologies.

David Urban
senior UX designer

David is an expert in UX design with a background in website development and app creation. He is an experienced graphic designer working in webdesign and print. He studied management and economics at the Czech Technical University, and HR and Marketing at the University of Ghent in Belgium.

Martin Bohal
senior developer

Martin has over fifteen years of experience as a full stack programmer with expertise in DevOps and server administration. He works as a development team lead designing bespoke APIs and web content delivery optimizations. He strongly believes that code is a means of expression beyond merely delivering functional solutions and is a keen gardener.

Igor Tiechman
senior developer

Igor is an experienced visual artist and programmer with expertise in real-time visual data representation, procedural graphics generation and animation, and developing experimental user interfaces for interactive 3D applications.

Our advisory board...

Ben Vickers

Ben is a curator, writer, publisher, and technologist. He is CTO at the Serpentine Galleries in London, co-founder of Ignota Books and an initiator of the open-source monastic order unMonastery. His current research and practice at Serpentine Galleries covers the crossover between art and advanced technologies (AxAT).

Mollie Claypool

Mollie is an architecture theorist working on the implications of new technologies and automation on architectural production and disciplinary social practices. She is Director of Automated Architecture Ltd (AUAR), a design and technology consultancy and Co-Director of AUAR Labs at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL where she has been a Lecturer since 2015.

Dr Stephen Heming

Stephen (BSc, PhD Soil Science, Reading 1983) is a soil surveyor and nutrient specialist advising UK farmers, conventional and organic, on liming and crop nutrition. He is FACTS qualified, has experience computerising recommendation systems and is well acquainted with indigenous and adapted farming systems in Nepal.

James Fergusson

James (MSc, MFA) is an artist and forester specialising in woodland restoration, small-scale nursery production and orchard management. Some current research interests are silvopastoral systems, potential future uses for Kent cobnuts, and genetic variation in Cornish oak species. Clients include Western Power Distribution and Forestry Commission England.

Elias Haase

Elias is a regenerative farmer and expert in artificial intelligence. He has a background in fintech and has started several businesses delivering crowd finance, blockchain technology, and IT education.  He is now improving soil, sequestering carbon, and producing beer from heritage grain grown on his farm in Northern Spain.

Dr Beth Robinson

Beth is a conservation practitioner working for WildTeam UK, a not-for-profit charity which provides training and support to conservationists globally, helping them to have more impact. She has a PhD in invasive plants and human-wildlife interactions, and is interested more broadly in the way humans interact with nature. She is currently establishing a regenerative farm with her partner on the Lizard Peninsular in Cornwall.