Our world is facing increasingly complex and interconnected challenges.

To address them, we need to go beyond the organisational structures and cultures we inherited from the industrial age. Bold companies, brave communities, networks and individuals are already venturing into the unknown and showing us that radically new ways of organising are possible and sustainable.

Our purpose is to help them succeed.

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We are a home for experienced practitioners, coaches, network weavers, product builders, experimenters, space holders, alchemists...

who have joined forces to usher in a new era of organising. Born out of a shared passion for collaborative governance, budgeting and the tool Cobudget in 2017, we are rooted in an ecosystem of practice-based communities that have been exploring decentralised organising and commoning for a decade.

Today, we not only support others on their journey, but develop open source tools & products, conduct research and run experiments. We continue to grow with our people.

Melinda Varfi


Melinda believes in the power of communities and is passionate about helping them grow to contribute towards a sustainable society through participatory processes.

Ria Baeck


30 years as therapist - coach - mentor. Linking the very personal, individual knots with the systemic, organisational level.

Susan Basterfield


Susan is a catalyst and coach who believes that awareness and discernment is the key to everything. She accompanies leaders and organizations on their transformational journeys.

Francesca Pick


A seasoned ecosystem builder and network weaver, working to help networked organizations thrive thanks to distributed governance practices and tools.

Lucia Die Gil


Defined by some as an organisational healer, Lucia brings her passion about connection, depth and exploration to the world of self management.

Mary O'Keeffe


Mary is a collaboration coach, facilitator & trainer experienced in distributed leadership, decentralised organising and more human ways of working.

Ana Manzanedo


She accompanies organizations interested in working remotely, by training teams in online processes and tools that will allow them to work in a more self-managed way.

Tomomi Sasaki


Kate Beecroft


Kate is a systems provocator and patterns thinker, big time reader and part time researcher. She works on business innovation from the lens of networked and participatory organizing.

Tom Nixon


Coach and advisor to purpose-driven leaders looking for participatory ways to bring a vision to reality. Author of Work with Source and founder of future-of-work software Maptio.

Manel Heredero


An org transformation facilitator focused on transforming business strategy, developing knowledge networks + tapping into collective intelligence.

Elena Denaro


A recovering quasi-academic, Elena loves creating holistic and transformative learning experiences. Relational dynamics are her jam.

Joriam Philpe


With both community weaving and content creation in his pocket, Joriam makes media that connects people and guide communities towards creativity

Stefan Morales


An open-hearted iconoclast, Stefan loves to include + unleash everyone. He specializes in org dev, social design + digital facilitation.

J.D. Nasaw


J.D. is a facilitator, coach, consultant & community builder working at the intersection of somatics, self-management, social justice & regeneration.

Alicia Trepat


Alícia is a designer and facilitator of distributed leadership, community building and decentralised governance. She researches these topics as a PHD with the Tallin University of Technology & Cosmolocalism project.

David Weingartner


Transformation journeys, participatory processes, systems practice - David is passionate to design and hold those spaces in organisational environments

How Greaterthan works

We are a self-managed collective built on shared principles, agreements, trust and commitment. Our organising model is continuously evolving. Greaterthan is also proudly a Stewardship-Owned business. This means that our mission is held in trust by Purpose fund, who ensure that our profits always remain in service of our purpose. 

To discover more about our structure and governance, see an overview of our guiding principles below and explore our handbook.

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Principles that guide us

Greater than the sum of our parts

We embrace our interdependence to create more impact, sustainable livelihoods and joy.

Ground ourselves in practice

We only offer what we have experienced ourselves, and learn through continuous practice and experimentation.

Work with Power

We create the conditions for stepping into our collective power, by working consciously and explicitly with power dynamics.

Stay perpetually curious

We welcome contradictions and dissent, with an open mind and open heart.

Lead with (com)passion and authenticity

We care and take responsibility for ourselves, each other and the whole, to be able to safely explore our edges.

Learn more about our principles here

Are you also dedicated to changing how we organise? Let's connect.