THE NETWORK

The network includes a diverse and growing network of practitioners,
leaders, and change agents from a wide array of niches.

Toby Herzlich

Founder, Biomimicry for Social Innovation

Toby is the Founder of Biomimicry for Social Innovation. As a Certified Biomimicry Specialist through Biomimicry 3.8, her focus is on applying nature’s genius to leadership, social change, and organizational innovation. Toby is a Senior Trainer with the Rockwood Leadership Institute and co-founder of the Cultivating Women’s Leadership training intensives. She is on the Core Faculty of Biomimicry 3.8’s Biomimicry Professional Certification Program. Her 20+ years of organizational consulting and coaching includes clients such as the Sierra Club, MoveOn, The Wilderness Society, Southwest Organizing Project, the Ford Foundation, and the Navajo Nation. She has launched several national collaborative movement-building networks, such as the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable and the Young Climate Leaders Network. Toby trains and coaches progressive leaders in the US and internationally, cultivating skills and practices through which we can collectively create the world we know is possible.

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Yeshua Adonai

Yeshua Adonai

Yeshua is a social entrepreneur devoted to creating a restorative world for all life. He utilizes his 15+ years eclectic experience as an interdisciplinary leader to create thriving healthy systems. He is passionate about facilitating cross ...
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Richard Charter

Richard Charter

A Senior Fellow with The Ocean Foundation, Richard has long been working in cooperative social change efforts to protect natural systems on land and in the ocean from damage by industrial activities. His four decades of ongoing ...
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Marilyn Cornelius

Marilyn Cornelius

Marilyn Cornelius applies biomimicry within a science-based model that includes behavioral sciences, design thinking, and meditation. Her work supports change management, transformative innovation, and authentic leadership ...
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Katherine Collins

Katherine Collins

Author, The Nature of Investing and Founder, Honeybee Capital

Katherine Collins is Founder and CEO of Honeybee Capital, an independent research firm dedicated to reconnecting investing with the real world. After a long career at Fidelity Investments, she earned her MTS degree at Harvard Divinity School, ...
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Jacques Chirazi

Jacques Chirazi

Certified Biomimicry Professional

Jacques Edouard Chirazi, Certified Biomimicry Professional, has managed the City of San Diego’s Clean Tech Initiative since 2007. With a passion for learning about the natural world and understanding how nature could transform ...
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Anne-Marie Daniel

Anne-Marie Daniel

Partner, Roy Group; Mediator

Anne-Marie’s background in design, ecology, education and peace helps her to create hands-on learning opportunities to understand the place we live and the issues at play.
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Jamie Dwyer

Jamie Dwyer

Jamie is a Biomimicry 3.8 principal who has fused architecture and biology degrees into a career as a biologist at the design table. Her work for Biomimicry 3.8 facilitates biomimicry in the built environment and ...
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Viviana Otálvaro Guzmán

Viviana Otálvaro Guzmán

I´m Colombian Product Design engineer, passionate about biomimetics and work with vulnerable people. I believe in nature like functional inspiration and improve the quality of life in developed countries. ...
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Diana Hammer

Diana Hammer

Diana Hammer, MPH, MS, Montana, USA – A life scientist and Tribal Program Manager for the US EPA, Diana is the only Certified Biomimicry Professional in the US Federal Government. She offers biomimicry workshops and ...
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Victoria Keziah

Victoria Keziah

Victoria Kindred Keziah is a twenty-year strategist committed to serving organizations that are in the business of meaningful change. She provides comprehensive brand and business strategy for the paradigm-shifting, ...
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Bart King

Bart King

Founder & Principal - New Growth Communications

Bart King leads New Growth Communications, a virtual agency supporting the environmentally and socially responsible work of progressive leaders and organizations. Bart is a former journalist with a passion for sustainability, biomimicry and ...
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Kathleen Kirkpatrick

Kathleen Kirkpatrick

LEED AP BD+C, CSBA

Kathleen Kirkpatrick is a sustainability and green building advocate applying her multi-disciplinary skills and three decades of experience to issues of environmental and social justice in the Southeastern United States. Through education and facilitation, ...
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Daniel Lawse

Daniel Lawse

Chief Century Thinker

Daniel is co-owner and Chief Century Thinker at Verdis Group, a sustainability consulting firm in Omaha, Nebraska. He embodies biomimicry leadership every day by helping organizations unleash their human and organizational capacity to ...
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Margot Smit

Margot Smit

Margot leads walks outdoors exploring mental wellbeing utilizing the lens of biomimicry. Ecosystem processes and other natural cycles can teach us about the dynamic flow of our individual states of mind. Awareness of this can help us gracefully and effectively ...
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Safi Marroun

Safi Marroun

Civil Engineer, EIT, PMP, LEED AP BD+C

Safi Marroun is passionate about design, technology and nature combined with engineering and sustainability. He loves biology too. Safi’s journey with green began in 2010 when he thought of a simple lifestyle idea, “paperless lifestyle.”...
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Ricardo Mastroti

Ricardo Mastroti

Ricardo is biologist and oceanographer, has worked for 15 years for big corporations on sustainability. He identified disconnection, with Nature and with our fellow humans, as the main cause of all our problems and decided to direct his career to...
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Saskia van den Muijsenberg

Saskia van den Muijsenberg

Saskia is the Director and co-founder of biomimicryNL, and a Certified Biomimicry Professional with 20 years of experience in marketing, change management and strategic innovation. With a variety of Fortune 500 companies, Saskia catalyzes innovation ...
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Sally Breyley Parker

Sally Breyley Parker

Co-Founder TimeZero Enterprises, LLC

Sally is an organizational development and design practitioner, working with organizations in all sectors to enhance performance and health. Her passion is social process innovations that tap the genius of natural systems to enable inventive strategies, ...
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Anjan Prakash

Anjan Prakash

Anjan’s career started with Ogilvy Advertising where she honed her skills in creative communication and strategic brand building. In 2004 she co-founded Brown Skins, a film production house in Mumbai. In 2012-13, she gradually stepped out of advertising to ...
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Gloria Rivera, IHM

Gloria Rivera, IHM

We come from stardust and we are ‘Earth’s citizens’. I am paying attention to the interconnectedness present in LIFE and among all species. My latest adventure is to explore bio-mimicry in order to learn how we can best emulate Life’s Principles to create ...
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Emily Sadigh

Emily Sadigh

Trained as an educator and certified as a Biomimicry Specialist, Emily Sadigh helps organizations build sustainability into their culture by creating experiential learning and teaching opportunities for employees. Toyota and the National Audubon Society ...
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Alyssa Stark, PhD

Alyssa Stark, PhD

I am a scientist interested in the structure and function of biological organisms. Currently I study how organisms like ants and geckos stick, and how this knowledge can be applied to biomimetic designs. My work intersects social innovation in two ways: ...
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Robert Suarez

Robert Suarez

Managing Director, Innovation + Design at SU LABS

Robert Suarez is the Managing Director of Innovation and Design for Singularity University Labs. As a veteran of IDEO and an entrepreneur, Robert has created product and service experiences that change the way people live, work, and play. ...
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Bowine Wijffels

Bowine Wijffels

Founder, Nature-Wise NL

Bowine Wijffels is passionate about life on this planet and fascinated by interconnectedness in nature. Bowine works as an associate of BiomimicryNL and independent, consultant, keynote speaker, process manager, trainer and facilitator in sustainable development and Biomimicry for social innovation ...
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For more information or to be included in the BSI Network, please contact info@bio-sis.net