Matt is an experienced and accredited International Permaculture designer, passionate about bringing solutions for regenerative global holistic progression through Permaculture design. Matt has been building with earth for eight years, believing it is a key factor in providing housing for all and has a six minute part on natural building in the Seeds of Permaculture documentary. Matt was supervisor for this educational and inspirational production.
He has actively pioneered and worked with communities and land-based projects, both in Asia and Europe, for the last seven years and is a long-term member of the Panya Project in Thailand. Matt believes in the power of sharing knowledge and working with grassroots projects to make social change happen. He celebrates diversity and believes in a balance between the head, heart and hands. His passion for the plant realm often results in highly productive and abundant yields.
Matt has been awarded a Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design by the British Permaculture Association; this is an internationally recognized three year program that formally accredits and recognizes Matt's Permaculture practice. Matt has also been trained as a Permaculture teacher in the UK and is certified as participatory facilitator and eco-village designer by Gaia Education in Thailand.
Matt is the co-founder of Holistic Progression Designs.
Holistic Progression Designs offers local practical solutions to global environmental, social and cultural crises using minimum resources.
HPD's mission is to support and empower others in the realization of progressive initiatives through effective Permaculture design, facilitation and implementation of projects.
HPD's vision is a world where increasing numbers of empowered, compassionate and socially responsible people are motivated to contribute their passion and creativity to the earth care, people care and fair share balance.
HPD provides a variety of project design, implementation, facilitation and training services and is committed to the three dimensions of earth care, people care and fair share.
Join us in Turkey this summer! In this uplifting, fun and empowering one week course, learn nature-inspired tools, knowledge and insights that can help you design abundance in to your life.
|Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design|
|Type: Permaculture Diploma|
|Teacher: Richard Perkins|
|Location: England, Spain, Turkey, Thailand, Kenya.|
|Date: Sep 2011|
|British Permaculture Association Certified Training of Trainers|
|Type: Teacher Training|
|Teacher: Looby Macnamara|
|Location: Dorset, UK|
|Date: Jun 2009|
|Gaia Education Network Certified Training of Trainers on Participatory Learning for Eco-village Design|
|Type: Teacher Training|
|Teacher: Pracha Hutanuwatr|
|Date: Feb 2012|
|Permaculture Design Course|
|Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course|
|Teacher: Ethan Roland|
|Location: Panya Project|
|Date: May 2007|