Sarah Spencer

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About me

I am a regenerative trainer, speaker, guide helping individuals, businesses and organisations to adopt regenerative ways of living and working, inspired by living-systems success. 

I am founder of Think like a Tree and author of Think like a Tree: the natural principles guide to life.  

The Think like a Tree network of facilitators bring nature-inspired approaches to people in the UK and worldwide. 

The Think like a Tree programme is for individuals who want to design their lives, using natural principles and a nature-inspired design process.

My work for businesses and organisations includes  our Think like a Forest regenerative organisation trainings (online or in-person).  

I am co-founder of the free Inspired by Nature Network and I also adopt a policy of radical generosity - providing many free resources for individuals and organisations, alongside the comprehensive paid offerings. 

My background is varied and includes: human rights law, permaculture, community social enterprise, leadership and training. I am a regenerative/permaculture smallholder and woodland steward in Derbyshire, UK and was co-founder, lead permaculture designer and chair for Whistlewood Common Community Social Enterprise and Melbourne Area Transition (Derbyshire) for many years.  

I hold a Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design, trained as a Forest School Level 3 leader, and have trained with many regenerative organisation including Capital Institute, NRhythm, Regenerative Partners, Laura Storm's Regenerators Academy and more.

Educator experience

Over 10 years of education experience with children and adults, via forest school, and Think like a Tree/ Think like a Forest. I train trainers within the Think like a Tree network

Educator skills

Facilitating teams in businesses, organisations and communities.

Community facilitating.

Health and wellbeing

Accessibility and inclusivity, disability, chronic illness.  

Topics: regenerative business, regenerative leadership, nature-inspired wellbeing, 

Educator qualifications

Level 3 Forest School Leader, Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.  I have trained with many regenerative organisationss including Capital Institute, NRhythm, Gaia Education, Regenerative Partners, Laura Storm's Regenerator's Academy and more.