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  • Barbara Folegati Barbara Folegati

    Kitchen Manager and Chef

    Barbara is the Kitchen Manager and Chef in the Pixton House kitchen.

  • Deborah Gravelle-Watts Deborah Gravelle-Watts

    Head of Educational Administration

    Deborah Gravelle-Watts ensures that Emerson's educational administration is transparent, clear and consistent.

  • Francesca Profeti Francesca Profeti

    House Manager

    Previously a student at Emerson College, Francesca returned recently to take over as House Manager, ensuring the smooth running of the Emerson College household.

  • Steve Briault Steve Briault

    Director of Development

    Steve supports and coordinates the development of the Emerson Living and Learning Community and is responsible for the College’s capital assets and finances.

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  • Trude Lauksund Trude Lauksund

    Lead Gardener

    Emerson`s biodynamic vegetable gardener, has been running the edible garden since September 2016.

  • Udo Ottow Udo Ottow

    Head of Site Management

    Udo manages the maintenance of Emerson's buildings and campus, as well as taking a hands-on role in much of the maintenance work.

  • Yvette Dellsperger Yvette Dellsperger

    Director of Operations

    Yvette Dellsperger manages Emerson's facilities and works with the house team to give all those staying at the College have a warm and comfortable experience.

Dr Michael Evans, Dr James Dyson and colleagues

Tutors for British Training in Anthroposophic Medicine

james dysonDr. James Dyson was a co-founder of Park Attwood Clinic where he worked from 1979 to 2003. He has practised as a doctor in Steiner Waldorf Schools and in centres for social therapy. His areas of special interest are developmental psychology and adult mental health and he is a regular contributor to anthroposophic therapeutic trainings in this country and the US. He is a faculty member of the Medical Section Seminar on Mental Health.


michael evansDr Michael Evans was a co-founder of Park Attwood Clinic and an NHS GP based at St Luke’s Medical Centre, Stroud for 25 years. He now has a small private practice at the centre. He teaches in China and in the International Postgraduate Anthroposophic Medical Training, in the Philippines. He is a faculty member of the Medical Section Seminar on Mental Health and has a particular interest in experiential adult learning.



Picture5Dr Andrew Maendl was an NHS GP at the Helios Medical Centre in Bristol, a centre which he pioneered over more than 30 years, integrating therapies into an NHS practice. He now works there on a private basis.




Picture4Anna Hubbard studied with Vera Taberner at the Fox Elms Training in the late 1980’s graduating as an Anthroposophical Artistic Therapist. She orked for many years at Wynstones Waldorf School and a number of Camphill Communities. Anna initiated and ran the Arts Foundation Course in Stroud for 12 years. She taught drawing and art at Hibernia College while maintaining a private practice in Stroud.



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