Who we are

Rufus Pollock

Rufus Pollock is an entrepreneur, researcher and technologist. He is a Founder of Open Knowledge an award-winning international digital non-profit. He is an Ashoka Fellow, a Fellow of the RSA, as well as the Mead Fellow in Economics at Cambridge University.

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson specialises in strategy and organisational change. She studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University and has founded and led several for profit and social impact businesses.

Sylvie Barbier

Sylvie Barbier is the co-founder of Art / Earth / Tech and a designer and lecturer. She has worked in digital communication, web development and art. She graduated from London College of Communication.

Laurie Parma

Laurie Parma is the founder of LifeCloud, a wellbeing consulting and education company. As a Cambridge scholar of psychology, behavioural science and neuroscience, interdisciplinarity is the core of her approach to human flourishing.

Ninon Godefroy

Ninon Godefroy is a co-founder of Art/Earth/Tech. She worked in renewable energy in Asia and Africa and studied public policy at the University of Oxford.

Rose Hadshar

Rose Hadshar is a researcher and translator from French and German into English. A graduate from Balliol College Oxford and the University of York, Rose is interested in history, effective altruism and writing.

Viktoria Mahrberg

Viktoria Mahrberg is a branding consultant and digital communications specialist, and works with numerous brands and start-ups in Italy and Sweden. She has a master’s degree in fashion brand management from Polimoda in Florence.

Writing Fellow

Robert Hart

Robert Hart is an editorially independent researcher and writer specialising in public health, emerging technologies and human rights. He has a bachelor’s degree in natural sciences and a master’s degree in the history and philosophy of science, both from Downing College, Cambridge.


Brigitte Arndt

Brigitte Arndt is a branding and communications specialist, who has worked in the Fashion, Entertainment and Education Sectors. A Stellenbosch University and Polimoda graduate, passionate about philosophy, art, technology and life.