THE TEAM

Within the hive

Below is the core team, however this project is only possible because of many people not listed here.  

Liz Granfort, Executive Coach 

Liz is the dreaming pollinator and guides the vision of Quinta Das Abelhas whether on the land or from a far. Her work as a business coach, dancer and costume maker is a constant weave of creativity and clarity to the unfolding journey. 

Deborah Richmond, Co-Founder

The honey bees were the inspiration for Deborah initiating this project. Alongside running Quinta Das Abelhas Deborah is a Constellation Coach, focusing on system change that supports the restoration of nature. 

Phil Gould, Co-Founder

Phil makes the physical happen at Quinta Das Abelhas and supports the bees, trees, soil and water through land regeneration. He sells, produces and installs log hives so the honey bee can return to natural behaviours and once again thrive. 

Rebecca May, Ecologist & Therapist 

With a passion for bringing out the potential of humans, Rebecca supports the project through her ecology work habitat regeneration. She provides the human nourishment in the valley through yoga, massage and her cooking.  

Angharad Barlow, Pollinator Specialist & Artist 

A background in theatre, film, television special effects and costume design, Angharad is creativity. Her environmental work and art raises awareness of the need to protect nature. Her latest art installation 'Bee Temple' is currently on tour.

Richard William George, Contemporary School of Yoga
Richard is the founder of a yoga school that is affiliated with Rewilding Our Planet. Their collective work links Portugal with England and focuses on the empowerment of people through making ancient teachings relevant to the times we are in.