Team

Your Hosting Team

Maria Scordialos

Maria Scordialos

AoH Steward & Host

Maria is a co-initiator and global steward of the Art of Hosting, creating safe dialogue spaces where people meet in their humanity to face complex challenges . She works within European Institutions and social movements, in the public, private, non profit and community sectors.

Linda Joy Mitchell

Linda Joy Mitchell

AoH Steward & Host

Linda is a serial collaborator, coach and global steward of the Art of Hosting She crafts and hosts meetings, gatherings and training spaces for personal, collective and systemic transformation. with over 40 years experience working alongside social movements, the ‘more than profit’ sector, and EU Institutions.

Philip Marken

Philip Marken

AoH Practitioner & Host

Phil is an innovator, inventor, Art of Hosting practitioner & committed disciple of gathering well. He works in UK, Ireland & Europe, hosting & crafting learning spaces & meetings for public & third sectors, activists & community champions, bringing 15 yrs passion for social business, youth leadership, the arts & climate action. 

Liane Fredericks

Liane Fredericks

AoH Practitioner & Host

Liane is a playful conspirator who enables accelerated solution workshops for businesses. Her journey into participatory process and experiential learning started with her MSc in sustainability and leadership in 2008. She loves colours, cats, and kids books

Jon Dorsett

Jon Dorsett

AoH Practitioner & Host

Jon is a visual facilitator & participatory learning practitioner. He works with groups, organisations and communities to develop and communicate individual and collective understanding through creative means.

Jamie Colston

Jamie Colston

AoH Practitioner & Host

Jamie works within, outside and in- between systems and organisations to design, curate, weave, facilitate and catalyse possibility & hope. He has been an Art of Hosting practitioner for 7 years, and loves to dance wildly.

Gordon Carmicheal

Gordon Carmicheal

AoH Practitioner and Host

Gordon has worked in public service for forty years and has been embracing his passion for Participatory Leadership in Primary Health Care for the last decade. An experienced practitioner, he is dedicated to the practice of the Art of Hosting and committed to helping others keen to build their capacity through education and practice.