Who we are
Originally from Bolivia, Sofia is a development economist and anthropologist focusing on the ability of narrative to influence social behavior. Her goal is to harness the power of play to unlock people's ability to collectively imagine and bring about better futures.
Childhood dream: To be an inventor. Attempts include a cat-mobile and a forest-in-a-box.
Partnerships, Gamified storytelling Workshops
Originally in India and based in Netherlands since 2000, Mansi is a cross-pollinating generalist who has interdisciplinary work experience in several sectors: architecture; urban environmental management and women empowerment. She is the co-founder of Conscious Business Netherlands.
Childhood dream: A world without garbage piles on the street and where women have the same opportunities and rights as men.
Serious game workshops and research
Based in Switzerland, Abigail is passionate about working at the interface between humans and nature and enabling communication among stakeholders. She specializes in serious game design to tackle complex challenges.
Childhood dream: To make the world a better place.
Systems Thinking in Game Design
Miguel grew up a tinkerer in Venezuela. His voracious appetite for learning has fed multiple careers in renewable energy, engineering, construction, policy, culinary arts, and martial arts.
Life motto: "There's always room for improvement, we must embrace the evolutionary continuum"
Project manager and Games for education lead
Born in the Netherlands, Rosa studied Philosophy of Politics and Economics. She founded the Green UvA platform and leads the education team for the Amsterdam Doughnut Coalition. She is fascinated by the power of networks to accelerate sustainability and 21st-century economics.
Childhood dream: To write a philosophical fantasy book.
Strategy Advisor and Futures thinker
Yori grew up in Netherlands, and has obtained degrees in industrial engineering, geopolitics and security. He co-founded several IT companies, all focus on cyber security. He loves public speaking, mostly about cyber security and AI.
Childhood dream: To build a functional computer. He did.
When he is not living the dream on the dancefloor, Michael has a habit of creating new organizations, structures and processes that he hopes will serve the needs of the 21st Century. He is the founder of The Ethical Small Traders Association, and the Food Loop Game.
Childhood dream: To build a time machine or become a polymath (he became a polymath)
Game language and narrative
Roy is motivated by seeking understanding. He loves to gather diverse signals about how the world works, in order to discern connections and patterns that aren’t immediately evident. Born and raised in South Africa, he is currently living in Germany.
Childhood dream: To distill knowledge into a perfect moment of wisdom - maybe write a story, capture a photo, or sing a song - or all three together.
Stefan specializes in morpho-biomimicry and molecular biology. He currently resides in Belgium and is involved in several circular economy projects at the city level.
Childhood dream: To be an astronaut. He's currently applying to become one of the first ESA parastronauts!