• About Us

    We help organisations of all kinds be (even more of) a force for good

  • Our team

    Osbert Lancaster

    Osbert has been a sustainability consultant, facilitator and educator since 2008, building on ten years experience at the Centre for Human Ecology. He led the development of Edinburgh University's MSc in Global Challenges, and has served on the grants panel of the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund and WWF Scotland's advisory council. Osbert is also a director of Natural Change.

    Pamela Candea

    Pamela has been working to promote sustainable society actively since returning to a cherished ambition after a long career in the commercial world in 2007. She now works with community, public sector, and commercial organisations to bring about change using values based methods. Pam is founder of The Surefoot Effect.

    Penny George

    Penny supports organisations to contribute to global sustainable development and a wellbeing economy. After working for a development NGO in the Namibian desert, Penny held a range of roles within the Scottish Government, heading up their international and domestic climate funds, and developing low carbon behaviour change policy.

    Richard Profit

    Richard works with individuals and organisations to identify systemic intervention strategies and action for human and environmental flourishing within organisations and across the supply chain. Following 22 years of experience drawn from international operational roles in the British Army and PepsiCo, his work draws on relational practice, deep democracy and the work that reconnects.

    Ruby Sweeney

    Ruby is an events specialist with over seventeen years of experience in managing conferences and events. Working with directors and decision-makers, she and her team organise events across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors – at venues including the House of Commons, Wimbledon and Edinburgh Castle. She is founder and director of The Events Hub.

    Duncan Wallace

    Duncan helps change-makers gain insight by weaving action-based learning, research programs, and thoughtful insights into practical training and considered support. He has spent decades working to encourage a more socially just and resilient Scotland, through founding notable organisations like Emmaus Glasgow. More at duncanwallace.org.uk

    Lexi Lurcher

    Lexi is our wellbeing coordinator. She encourages and supports regular outdoor activity while providing a calming influence in the workplace. Lexi is an expert in high speed running, squirrel management and olfactory social media.

  • Some of our clients

    Adaptation Scotland

    Beyond Green

    Centre for Hydrology & Ecology

    Church of Scotland

    City of Edinburgh Council

    Climate Outreach


    Coworking Accelerator

    Cycling Scotland

    Development Trusts Association Scotland

    East Ayrshire Council

    Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges

    Energy Savings Trust

    Ecosystem Services Community Scotland

    Falkland Centre for Stewardship

    Glasgow School of Art

    Grassmarket Project

    Green Aspirations

    Greener Kirkcaldy

    Indigo Childcare

    Judy Murray Foundation

    Keep Scotland Beautiful

    Kilmarnock Station Railway Heritage Trust

    Local Energy Scotland

    Methilhill Community Children's Initiative

    Neilston Development Trust

    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

    NHS 24

    One World Centre, Dundee


    Perth & Kinross Council

    Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust

    Pilton Youth and Community Project

    Rowan Alba

    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

    Scottish Environment Protection Agency

    Scottish Funding Council

    Scottish Government

    Scottish Parliament

    Scottish Renewables


    Stirling University

    Sustaining Dunbar

    Transition Edinburgh

    University of Edinburgh

    University of the Highlands and Islands

    University of Lancaster

    Wellbeing Economy Alliance (Scotland)

    Young Scot

  • Our approach

    We offer no silver bullet and we don't try to apply a generic model to every project. Our work is bespoke for each client, and is often a seamless blend of any of the following: consultancy, advice, facilitation, coaching, mentoring, training, review, evaluation, project management and implementation.

    The heart of our approach rests on:

    • Sustainability: With many years of experience of sustainability, climate change and related issues we are able to understand our clients' situation and provide expert input and advice.
    • Values: Values lie at the root of individual attitudes and behaviours, and how we live and work together.
    • Social change: Our expertise in societal and organisational change draws on a substantial body of research, which we translate to make it accessible, useful and engaging.
    • Practical skills: With longstanding experience of designing, delivering and supporting organisations we draw on a range of ethical approaches and effective tools to plan and deliver results.
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