Mac has been deeply touched and informed by the wisdom traditions of various indigenous peoples and over many years has been the beneficiary of their mentorship and guidance. This prolonged and challenging training has profoundly influenced his worldview and continues to inform all aspects of his work, from large multinationals to grassroots groups.
Mac is the founder of Embercombe, a social enterprise on the edge of Dartmoor National Park with a mission to catalyse the emergence of leaders and change-makers for a just, peaceful and sustainable world.
Mac is an Associate of Leaders’ Quest a social enterprise that develops wise, compassionate and adept leaders from business, government and civil society. He recently spoke to 60 climate change leaders and influencers from COP21 on the topic of hope.
Mac is a regular guest teacher at Schumacher College and also lectures to various universities in the UK and abroad. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Education for his work in service to the community and youth, and received the Enlightened Society Award from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 2013.
Alongside his own UK company, Mac co-founded leadership development consultancies in Poland and Russia.
Mac combines this experience of corporate social responsibility, climate change advocacy, leadership development, indigenous wisdom and business transformation and invites people to take courageous action for what they truly love.