Changemakers

We support innovators to become changemakers.

From farmers to filmmakers, our changemakers are united in their aims — to bring about a movement for positive change, by evolving things for good.

Monika Alleweldt, Defend the Sacred — sankalpa changemaker

Monika Alleweldt

Dedicated to promoting writings which inspire humane evolution
Jessica Bockler, The Alef Trust — sankalpa changemaker

Jessica Bockler

Educating an international community of like-minded people, contributing to human flourishing worldwide
Jame Bristow, The Mindfulness Initiative (1) — sankalpa changemaker

Jamie Bristow

Building the case for mindfulness in the workplace through collaboration and thought leadership
Emma Burnett, researching resilience in local agri-food systems — sankalpa changemaker

Emma Burnett

Investigating how self-organisation, cooperation and competition can work in local food systems
ffinlo Costain (2) — sankalpa changemaker

ffinlo Costain

Advising government on good practice, pressing for an overhaul of UK agriculture and aquaculture practice
Dan Crossley, Food Ethics Council — sankalpa changemaker

Dan Crossley

Asking the right questions and challenging underlying assumptions around food and farming
Andy Edwards, Transition by Design — sankalpa changemaker

Andy Edwards

Using architectural strategies to collaboratively repurpose empty spaces for community benefit
Hannah Fenton, Good Food Oxford — sankalpa changemaker

Hannah Fenton

Promoting healthy, fair, ethical and environmentally sustainable food for Oxford
Wilma & David Finlay, The Ethical Dairy — sankalpa supported activity

Wilma & David Finlay

Demonstrating how high welfare systems can work profitably, with minimal adverse impact
Amy Firth, EAST — sankalpa changemaker

Amy Firth

Established a baseline standard for all farmed species in Taiwan and China
Nick & Marc J. Francis, SpeakIt Films (2) — sankalpa supported activity

Nick & Marc J. Francis

Imaginative and sensitive treatment of the most pressing global issues and human stories of our time
Farm Ability Sarah Giles

Sarah Giles

Enabling adults with autism and learning disabilities to build their strengths and abilities
Rachel Hammond, edge landscaping — sankalpa changemaker

Rachel Hammond

Creating edible landscapes with and for people, combining community growing with professional design
Laura Hancock - Ayurveda Corner, Yoga Retreat

Laura Hancock

Creating safe spaces where people can access their innermost voices and uncover an authentic sense of self
Laura Higham, Vet Sustain — sankalpa changemaker

Laura Higham

Supporting veterinary professionals to become a leading force for sustainability
Les Lancaster, The Alef Trust (2) — sankalpa changemaker

Les Lancaster

Educating an international community of like-minded people, contributing to human flourishing worldwide
Rob McPhilips, The Relationship GPS Project

Rob McPhillips

Developing a conscious understanding of human dynamics and supporting people as they form, sustain or end relationships
Benjamin Von Mendelssohn — sankalpa changemaker

Benjamin von Mendelssohn

Creating opportunities for global system of change, redirecting money into planetary models for a nonviolent society
Elizabeth Morris, Profit With Purpose — sankalpa changemaker

Elizabeth Morris

Growing the next generation of entrepreneurs and improving financial independence at a local level
Suzanne Rogers and Jo White, HBCA — sankalpa changemakers

Suzanne Rogers & Jo White

Improving human-animal interaction by supporting people to use behavioural change principles and practice
Dr Alison Talbert, Barriers to Breastfeeding — sankalpa changemaker

Alison Talbert

Identifying the challenges encountered by breastfeeding mothers in sub-Saharan Africa
Alex Tomlinson, Director & Changemaker — sankalpa

Alex Tomlinson

Harnessing the resilience of, and increasing respect for, the natural world
Dylan Walker, WCA — sankalpa changemaker

Dylan Walker

Creating responsible whale watching programmes, influencing people to take responsibility for the seas
Stella West-Harling, Dartmoor Community Kitchen Hub — sankalpa changemaker

Stella West-Harling MBE

Ensuring isolated people in rural communities have access to healthy and hearty local meals
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