Juan del Río
Your trainer/facilitator bio
Juan is an international facilitator of ecosocial transition and a network weaver. He has worked for more than 15 years designing and implementing projects and trainings on local resilience, systemic change, community transformation and sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has been in several social movements and transnational networks, being one of the pioneers of the transition movement in the Spanish speaking world. He is currently working in ECOLISE, the European Network of Community-led Initiatives on climate change and sustainability as a Network Coordinator.
Juan has been an official transition trainer since 2011, having facilitated multiple transition trainings, both in person and online, in diverse contexts. He is co-founder of Transition Spain, and member of the project Municipalities in Transition, pionering its community of practice. He is also the author of “Guía del movimiento de Transición” the first book about the transition movement in Spanish, and codirector of the film ALTER NATIVES. Juan holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Sustainability. He lives in Cardedeu, Spain, where he is involved in a community permaculture garden and a food cooperative.