David Bollier

Reinventing the Commons Program Director

David Bollier is the Schumacher Center’s Reinventing the Commons Program Director. He is an author, activist, blogger and independent scholar with a primary focus on the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics and culture.  He pursues this work primarily as co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, an advocacy/consulting project that assists the international commons … Continued

Amelia Holmes


Amelia Holmes is the Librarian at the Schumacher Center. Under her care  the Schumacher Center’s physical collections and online library cataloging system have been reorganized, making the content more easily accessible to students, researchers, educators, and activists. She is expanding the educational outreach programs of the Library to draw new attention to the resources there. Thinking … Continued

Natasha Hulst

European Land Commons Program Director

Natasha Hulst is the Schumacher Center’s European Land Commons Program Director. She will be building the Land Commons Alliance in Europe—an international and national organizational framework that advocates for community land trusts. Hulst has worked on numerous projects that have focused on building the capacity of local communities, civil society, and businesses to drive positive change. … Continued

Rachel Moriarty

Director of Operations

Rachel Moriarty is the Director of Operations at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, where she manages the organization so it can effectively house both its national and local programs. In the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts, she helps implement the Schumacher Center’s practical applications of new economic thinking.  She works to educate the … Continued

Greg Watson

Director of Policy and Systems Design

Greg Watson is Director of Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics. His work currently focuses on community food systems and the dynamics between local and geo-economic systems. Watson has spent nearly 40 years learning to understand systems thinking as inspired by Buckminster Fuller and to apply that understanding to … Continued

Susan Witt

Executive Director

Susan Witt is the Executive Director of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, which she co-founded with Robert Swann in 1980. She has led the development of the Schumacher Center’s highly regarded publications, library, seminars, and other educational programs, which established the Center as a pioneering voice for an economics shaped by social and ecological principles. Deeply engaged … Continued