Kevin Rowell on Superpeer
Regional Resilience starts at home!
Kevin Rowell has spent over 20 years focused on the intersection of people and planet. In 2004 he founded the Natural Builders who’s work in environmental construction has supported and inspired communities around the world to build with nature. Projects have included work with dozens of NGO's, UN agencies, building code development, and development of cutting edge commercial and residential properties around the world. In 2017 he founded WikedOps a cross sector network of advisors, advocates and amplifiers determined to shift economies toward benefiting planet and people over profit. The network rallies expertise to help actors influence policy and find ways to effect positive change from their positions inside governments and institutions. His work and articles have been featured in papers such as the New York Times, Home Energy (a building industry magazine), and documentaries that include the full length documentary “Dirt” alongside environmental activists Vandana Shiva, Majora Carter, and Wes Jackson. His offerings at industry conferences and universities, such as Mcgill University, U.C. Berkeley, SoCap and Transform series, are about engaging the audience to act on behalf of our planet, while providing powerful ways to engage communities locally and globally to create a more sustainable and peaceful world. He worked as Program Director and served on the Board of Kleiwerks International as they supported permaculture and natural building programs with affiliates from Laos to Argentina, North Carolina to India, and many places in between.