My aim is to reconnect humans and nature

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Experience design

I connect art, gastronomy, experimental psychology, crossmodalism, human-centered design, theory of change and ritual to catalyse communities and foster human development. I’ve recently starred as a master chef in Netflix’ latest food show The Final Table, but my work has taken many shapes…

I’ve published over 12 papers in peer-reviewed journals on multisensory science, co-created a multisensory VR experience, and invented a spoon that enhances flavour perception.

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social innovation

At the intersection of community and social change, I’ve helped design a sustainable village project in Ecuador, founded an artistic movement inspired by total art and cross-disciplinary collaboration. I have designed transformational gatherings and directed events for hundreds of young leaders in Kenya, Europe and South America.

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education

I have given over 30 talks on the future of food and eating, on stages such as The Royal Society with Prof. Brian Cox, The Royal Institution, Tech conferences, TEDxHackney and TEDxMogadishu. I currently teach Culinary Leadership, Sensorial Exploration and Luxury Gastronomy at the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon.


At the intersection of science, art,
community and entrepreneurship

my aim is to inspire solutions for important challenges
in the relationship between humans and nature.