Paul van Schaik
Cape Town (South Africa)
Founder of integralMENTORS & Integral Urban Hub, Founder vS Publishing, co- founder Integral Without Borders, a founding member of the Integral Institute and Principal Associate / Founder of iSchaik Development Associates.
He has 35+ year experience of working in international development – with extensive experience in the education, health, and infrastructure sectors.
He is a UK trained and Registered Architect with extensive global experience doing pioneering work with passive solar energy in the 1970 in Africa, on the award wining team for the Burrell Museum in Glasgow and has tutored at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London.
As Principal Associate of iSchaik Development Associates he has worked with national governments, bilateral and multilateral development organisations and international NGOs to bring an integrally informed approach to programme development, implementation and evaluation, either directly or through the training of operational staff.
He has been an Advisor and Consultant to DFID UK, Danida Denmark, European Commission, KfW/GTZ Germany, Sida Sweden, UNICEF, World Bank among others with extensive experience of working in Asia, Africa, Europe and Middle East.
As mentor he works with individuals and small groups to develop a deeper understanding of integral praxis and to become more integrally informed practitioners. He has co-hosted Integral without Borders gatherings in Perpignan, France in 2006 and in Istanbul, Turkey in 2008 and 2010 and in South Africa 2012.