Time & Location
25 May 2023, 19:30 – 20:30
About The Event
Ancient African Futures: A Decolonial Poetics of Systemic Constellations Practice and Restorative Social Justice
He will outline with concrete examples, the ways his Buddhist, Decolonial scholarship, Embodiment, Movement, Pagan, Pan-Africanist, Systemic and Taoist frames of reference manifest in his professional life as an Activist, Artist, Systemic consultant, Transcultural & Transformative coach, Systemic Constellations Practitioner and published Writer.
Stuart is committed to positively transforming the way social justice issues are addressed through civil society, corporate and government sectors. As a Black British man he champions working collaboratively, within a participatory systemic framework with clients, colleagues, partners and stakeholders. He advocates an Anti-racist and decolonising approach to programme design, delivery and impact measurement. His aim: to align and ground people strategy with liberatory and progressive organisational purpose. Facilitating equitable and sustainable access to information, resources, decision making, wealth / knowledge generation and sharing. Stuart understands leadership as a high-value, distributed capability. His work supports individuals and teams to develop agility and poise, able to meet emergent realities with confidence, creativity, sensitivity, ethical purpose and good humour. Key areas of activity:
Organisational Development within a systemic framework, Culture Change, Transformative Coaching, Creativity, Innovation and Leadership Capacity Development. A Healing-centred, Wellbeing & Resilience stance, grounded in contemplative practices, cultural pluralism and radical inclusion approaches form his personal and professional bedrock.
Stuart is an Aikido sensei (Tetsushinkan Budojo) and Systemic Constellations Practitioner. He is inspired by his three children and his partner Dr Poku, an academic who leads an MA Programme in Education, Culture and Identity. He lives in London, UK and has over thirty-five years international professional experience. He is a published writer of journalism, fiction and poetry. Buddhism, Gaia & Pan-African spiritualities are his perennial joy. In his imagination he is the spiritual lovechild of Nina Simone & James Baldwin.