Has been practicing meditation for more than 20 years and has studied intensively with Doug Duncan Sensei since 2001. After completing a Ph.D. in philosophy he turned to a career as an IT consultant in the financial industry. He spent 5 years working short-term IT contracts and spending the remainder of the year with Doug Sensei - travelling, on retreat, and helping with the set-up and running of Clear Sky. He currently works in Sao Paulo, and is the Chair of the Board for Clear Sky. His primary teaching focus is to develop ways to apply and integrate the rich tradition of meditation teachings into our busy and complex city lives.