Sam is a lifelong nature lover and has been fortunate enough to conduct ecological field research in various parts of the world. He is a PhD ecologist, writer, and speaker and has experience working within the psychedelic field, as a past scientific assistant to the director of the Beckley Foundation, and working as an ecopsychology coordinator with the Synthesis Institute helping establish a nature-based programme for people undergoing psilocybin therapy for depression. He currently works as a research assistant for Synthesis, contributing to their practitioner trainer programme, and is a senior science writer for Wavepaths. He is also a collaborator with the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London, with a research interest in the capacity of psychedelics to influence our connection to nature.
uniMIND Symposium Topic:Psilocybin as a catalyst of nature re-connection