Your address will show here +12 34 56 78

Meet the team

TGI is an international regenerative design consultancy comprised of ecological designers, farmers, foresters, ecologists, educators, engineers, financial analysts and branding and marketing professionals. We serve the potential of your business to serve the world.

Russell is an ecological designer, and a developing living systems thinker based in Amherst, MA. Most recently he has enjoyed working on multiple regenerative design projects in Barbados, engaging natural products companies in exploring opportunities to expand their impact in the world, and conducted R&D for funding models that can contribute to expanding the role of agroforestry in the global supply system (chestnuts and sugar palm mostly). He is part of the team that launched the Regenerative Business Summit in 2016 and is looking forward to the focus on impact investing at TRBS 2017.
Russell Wallack
Luke is an ecological designer & educator committed to leveraging change within agriculture and supply to evolve relationships of beneficial reciprocity between business and the biosphere. He brings to TGI 10 years of international experience within the fields of regenerative agriculture & integrated conservation/development and has core competencies in research & analysis, holistic design, project management and group facilitation. He holds a B.Sc in Biology (Sussex) and a M.Sc in Conservation Science (UCL).
Luke Smith
With entrepreneurial, farming and design experience with cacao and chocolate, Gregory balances expertise in regenerative agriculture with success in the natural product industry. Gregory’s work with companies creates sourcing structures, partnership opportunities and shared strategies for regeneration. His work has helped to grow an ecosystem of businesses and organizations dedicated to expressing the essence and regenerative potential of a product through the entire value adding process.
Gregory Landua
Spending over a decade of his life in SE Asia and working in seven different countries, has given Christian Shearer a unique perspective on the lives of the small-holder farmer. At age 24, Christian founded the most well-know permaculture education center in SE Asia, the Panya Project. As that project matured, Christian shifted his focus to Terra Genesis International. As Chief Operations Officer to TGI, Christian combines his whole-systems project management experience with his passion for transformation of our social systems.
Christian Shearer
Jesse Smith is a regenerative agriculture practitioner, designer and consultant. He is co-founder/owner of Regenerative Capital and a partner at Casitas Valley Farm. At Casitas Valley Farm, he is developing a multi-enterprise system to build soil and develop a resilient local food system. Jesse has a background in Visual Communication Design, and Industrial Design and Technology. He is working towards regenerative system actualisation, and specialises in enterprise development, system integration and multi-capital generation and translation.
Jesse Smith
Brecht Deriemaeker is a Design Engineer with Master degrees in both Electromechanical Engineering and Industrial Product Design. He combines regenerative thinking with engineering and tackles problems as pointers towards opportunities for global change. As a consultant he focuses on permaculture masterplanning, energy systems, water supply and web design. He has worked on a variety of different projects in Thailand, China, India, Barbados, Indonesia, Guatemala and Vietnam.
Brecht Deriemaeker
Sara De Moitié is a strategic designer. She holds a master in Industrial Product Design, and has several years of professional work experience as a product, service and graphic designer. She has experience in working across the design and development process, from branding and communications to detailed design and development. She has also worked as a design thinking teacher and coach at Aalto University in Finland. She has worked on projects in Belgium, Finland, the USA, Canada and Argentina.
Sara Demoitié
Georgi is a design analyst and illustrator based in Bulgaria. He works with GIS and grading analysis and the planning of access, irrigation, forestry, fencing and cultivation layouts for large scale farming enterprises in the US, Australia and Europe. Recent projects include the layout of 260 Ha farm in Hawaii and the analysis and the planning of a 1100 Ha grazing enterprise in Australia. Georgi also specializes in 3D visualization and illustration, having worked in film, architecture and the entertainment industry.
Georgi Pavlov
Anselm Ibing is an international change agent, social entrepreneur and consultant based in France. Over the past 8 years, he has honed his skills in regenerative systems thinking and holistic design, inspiring leadership and business strategy, with a thematic focus on food systems, water management, ecology and the Arab world. He has lived in 8 countries and speaks 4 languages. His passion is the des(s)ert.
Anselm Ibing
Andrew Jones has a background in ecology, Permaculture, humanitarian aid and international development. Over the past 25 years he has worked in a humanitarian aid and development context in the Middle East, the Pacific, Asia, Europe, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru and Nigeria. He has undertaken consultancies on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Macedonia and A
Andrew Jones
Matthew Brewer is a master forester and tropical agroforestry and land management specialist with over a decade of project experience in the Americas, W. Africa and Oceania. Matt specializes in the development and implementation of diversified land use models incorporating agroforestry, animal husbandry, environmental education and forest conservation. Matt resides in Colombia where he heads up TGI’s Andean Regenerative Cacao projects.
Matt Brewer