My Story

Isabel profile

Nobody has a short tale for what led them to what they're doing today and the questions that keep them evaluating and changing what they pursue. Here's a little of what's shaped me...

I am from Wales, a small country with a large history that fosters a sense of place in those who grow from its soil. Growing up with a spacious horizon of sea in front of me and bolstered by green hills from behind, awe and respect for this planet started early and thrives in me today, wherever I am.

As someone one who’s had an upbringing connected to natural processes, I have experienced the dependable support of the natural world as an unquestioning foundation that I can stand on and look at the future; whilst also appreciating the role of change and renewal in life. I have always wanted to channel this connection into productive problem-solving, and where possible, give others the same feeling of dependable foundations from which to rest and look outwards at opportunities and problems.

I have followed opportunities to different places in the world for the last five years. After graduating in Law at the University of Bristol I lived in Beirut, Egypt, London, Wales and Finland. I am based in Wales and travel globally from here.

My view of the world embraces big-picture thinking, looking into the future for ideas and pathways that lead us out of our current silos/conundrum’s/deep and painful problems or social and economic constructs. Horizon thinking comes naturally to me. This generative, spacious and generous leadership of the sea is how I try to organise myself and my work.