Team

Thomas Albers
Thomas Albers

Thomas works as the international project manager for the Anatta Foundation in the Netherlands where he is the coordinator of this EU funded project on Nature Intelligence. He is passionate about environmental and positive psychology and seeks to combine both research fields in his work and studies. For the Anatta Foundation he delivers trainings for young people to increase wellbeing and people-nature connections. Thomas is also a PhD candidate at the Sapienza University of Rome in social and environmental psychology.

Agnes van den Berg
Agnes van den Berg

Agnes is a Professor in the Perception and Evaluation of Nature and Landscape at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. She specializes in research on nature experience and health benefits of nature and is a pioneering and leading researcher in this field. Much of her work focuses on children and youth. Agnes combines her professorship with her own privately owned research company. Through this company she participates in applied projects aimed at the translation of theoretical insights into practical guidelines for planners, policy makers, and designers.

Angelica Paci
Angelica Paci

Experiential learning trainer and facilitator with a special focus on reflective practices, Angelica has a passion for nature in all its facets. In Kamaleonte she oversees the International projects and networking. Over the years she has been exploring the topics of inclusive leadership, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. She believes that the group is a resource for learning and that diversity is a value that enriches people and the context in which they live, learn and work. This is why Otto Scharmer’s “Theory U” and Arawana Hayashi’s social presenting theatre are inspirational to her practices.

Mario D’Agostino
Mario D’Agostino

Professional educator and expert in nonformal education and experiential learning trainer, Mario has always been active in the field of youth work by serving for five years the “Advisory Council” as vice president. He facilitates participation process, community work, intercultural communication and learning and has a personal passion for mountain hikes. He is currently the president of Kamaleonte and process individual growth and group dynamics through experience and reflective practices.

Helena Kosková
Helena Kosková

Trainer, therapist, nature guide and facilitator of rituals and community/group processes. Gardening apprentice. You can often find her walking, exploring diverse forms of pilgrimage or sitting with others in circle, listening to stories and collective wisdom.

Honza Látal
Honza Látal

Trainer, facilitator, ritual designer, and nature guide from South Bohemia. Interested in religions, cultures, archaeology, astronomy, and experimental music. His specialty is connecting nature, art, and spirituality in learning.

Karmen Murn
Karmen Murn

Karmen Murn is a longtime youth educator and trainer. She has dedicated her professional work to understanding the learning process, researching, and developing new learning methods. She spends her free time taking long hikes in nature, gardening and reading books.

Darjan Bunta
Darjan Bunta

Darjan Bunta is creative and passionate graphic designer and educator. His knowledge is mostly oriented in the creativity and entrepreneurship of young people with focus on project management and practical use of social media and form/design. His major values are flexibility and sustainability.

Antonio Britvar
Antonio Britvar

Antonio Britvar is a young educator, international youth leader and multimedia engineer focused on international web, graphic design, and user experience design projects. His latest work involves creating multimedia content for elementary and high school curriculums as well as designing and co-leading youth festival and educational programs. Analogue by birth and digital by design, he is an avid tech, science fiction and language aficionado.

Joris Buis
Joris Buis

Project leader Youth. Joris manages the national youth programmes at IVN (ages 12 – 30 years). He has a background in forest ecology and has 10 years of experience in teaching university students about nature related topics.

Kim de Rijk
Kim de Rijk

Trainer and educator. She designs educational programs and materials. Has a background in education of nature and sustainability. Working together with volunteers to reach more people to inspire by nature.