Newbold House is run by a residential members and volunteers. The centre is operated by the Newbold Trust, a limited company with charitable status; dedicated to sustainability, education and open spirituality.
After finishing my masters in Design for Sustainability, Victor decided to continue his 15-year professional career in communication, collaborating with organizations committed to sustainability.
Lone Blue spent most of her professional life managing Front Office teams in upscale hotels in Europe and Asia. When her awakening process had begun she started looking for an opportunity to contribute her skills into a project that brings a positive change in the world. She helps Newbold in the area of managing bookings and reception.
Kristy has lived in the Moray area for 12 years, originally from Australia. She has been involved in many local projects, specifically related to conservation, environmental education, making with natural materials, being with individuals in a caring capacity, group processes and cultural regeneration.
Sales & Marketing consultant
Ali studied Business at McGill University in Canada. He has provided consulting services in sales and marketing in a variety of sectors. He has an avid interest in personal development and seeks to share his acumen towards spreading positive change.
John Paul (JP)
As a professional electrician and plumber, as well as a Nichiren Buddhist, vegan and musician, JP feels that he has found the perfect place to express himself and to make himself useful. JP enjoys working as part of the team towards fulfilling the Newbold vision, while keeping things running smoothly by fixing everything from dishwashers to lawnmowers
George spent most of his Finance professional life with large corporates in London. Returning to Scotland, and interested in sustainability, being involved with Newbold is an opportunity to bring his skills and experience to this sector.
Our Board consists of 4 members: 2 alternating Chairpersons and 2 Directors.
David Mead, Co-Chair of the trustees, is a retired medical doctor with years of experience in General Practice and Psychiatry in Canada and the U.K., is a mentor and Psychotherapist locally, and is the founder and director of a successful Care Home company (Mead Medical Services Ltd.) in Scotland.
Dorota Owen , Co-Chair of Trustees, is an experienced professional in many areas: Qualified teacher; yoga teacher; workshop leader; co-founder of Northern Lights Teachers Conferences; elected council member of the Findhorn Foundation community; ambassador for the Global Ecovillage Network and a representative for the Global Centres Gathering.
Liza Hollingshead (Director) was previously leader of adult diplomacy tours, youth exchanges and student ecology education field work in Russia. She has experience in workshop facilitation, teaching, personal development, leadership coaching, youth empowerment and non profit organisation management.