Meet The Faculty
THE REGENERATIVE PRACTITIONER AOTEAROA 2019
The faculty members for The Regenerative Practitioner series alternate sessions to provide participants with a variety of perspectives on regenerative practice. Two faculty members, Ben Haggard and Bill Reed, will join you for the intensive gathering in May. Two other faculty members, Pamela Mang and Caroline Robinson, will be joining you on videoconference sessions leading up to the intensive.
Bill Reed is an internationally recognized proponent and practitioner of regenerative development and integrative design. He has been a founding board member of the USGBC, a co-founder of LEED and a thought leader in the sustainability movement over the past three decades. He has been a faculty member delivering The Regenerative Practitioner series since 2013.
Bill has consulted on over two hundred projects across six continents. He is the author of the book The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining The Practice of Sustainabilityas well as dozens of articles and papers on integrative design and regenerative development, and has delivered keynote addresses and workshops at hundreds of conferences throughout the world.
Ben Haggard is a founding member of Regenesis, where he works on a diverse range of regenerative development and planning projects and has been delivering The Regenerative Practitioner series and other courses since 2013. He is the co-author of the book Regenerative Development: A Framework for Evolving Sustainability, published in 2016.
Ben has provided a range of professional expertise to a wide spectrum of projects around the world, working with developers and design teams; community, city and regional planning entities; and educational institutions and non-profit organizations to apply a regenerative approach to a broad range of land and community development projects and contexts. Ben’s current work focuses on the potential to reverse climate change through the systematic global deployment of regenerative, place-sourced approaches.
Pamela is a founding member of Regenesis, where she has worked with project development teams and community groups to build critical systems thinking skills and holistic planning processes and designs that can address complex systems problems and opportunities. She has taught The Regenerative Practitioner series since its inception in 2013, and is the co-author of the book Regenerative Development and Design: A Framework for Evolving Sustainability, published in 2016.
Pamela’s work draws on four decades’ worth of experience in managerial and consulting capacities in both the public and private sector, serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and businesses. Her experience includes community development, leadership and team development, design and implementation of effective meeting processes, strategic and operational planning, marketing and public relations, and community and cross-cultural relations in government, non-profit and corporate settings.
Caroline Robinson is the founder of Cabal, a pioneering creative studio exploring and advancing new pathways for regeneration through arts, design and development projects. The results of her public arts collaborations can be seen in many high profile places around Auckland City and beyond. The unique cultural and whole living systems practices behind these works, inform Cabal’s wider role in co-facilitating “living process” within complex city-making projects, supporting deep alignment of diverse communities and their places.Caroline is author of two books: Panmure Sense of Place Scrapbook’ for Auckland Council and The Artist’s Workbookfor the Artist Alliance.
Caroline is the founding member of the Aotearoa TRP host team and guides the emergence of this community of practice through consistent regenerative engagement. She joined the TRP faculty in 2019.