Jonathan Code, BA, M.Ed

Jonathan is the Director of Crossfields Learning, a lecturer on CII’s HE programmes and a workshop leader on a range of CII workshops and short courses. Jonathan has a deep interest in consciousness studies, the western esoteric tradition, holistic and natural sciences, gardening, and education. These interests informed his Bachelor’s degree (Integral Studies, CIIS, California), and his M. Ed (Social and Environmental Education, RSUC Oslo). Jonathan is a doctoral student with the University of Bath in the Education Department. Jonathan’s book Muck and Mind; Encountering Biodynamic Agriculture is published by Lindisfarne/Floris books.


Fergus Anderson, PhD, MEd., BSc. (Hons)

Fergus is part of the Crossfields Learning core faculty. He is currently programme co-lead on the Philosophy and Practice of Integrative Education post-graduate certificate. He is currently piloting a Consciousness Studies module that is designed to combine with other Crossfields Institute post-graduate courses as well as to be taken as a stand alone course of study. Fergus completed his PhD with Alanus University, writing on the experience of thinking, drawing on recent developments in philosophy of mind as well as his own research. This ties in with his long-term interest in consciousness, first-person research and meditation.


Charlotte von Bulow, M.Ed

Charlotte founded Crossfields Institute in 2007. Since that time she has worked with Crossfields teams to promote and develop collaborative educational action research, involving local, national and international partner organisations and stakeholders. She has recently founded Crossfields Europa, based in Denmark, which is the consultancy arm of Crossfields Institute and of which she is the Director. Before graduating with a Masters of Education (RSUC, grad. 2012), Charlotte studied Leadership and Management (EPOC, grad. 2008), Philosophy of Mind (OU, grad. 2004) as well as Foundation Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy (BCPC, grad. 2001). She is currently working towards a PhD in Educational Leadership in the Department for Business and Law at University of the West of England. Charlotte is one of CII’s core faculty members and teaches on a number of programmes, workshops and courses.

Dr. Peter Simpson, PhD, BSc(Hons), FHEA

Peter is a Senior Consultant at Crossfields. He began his career as an academic at Bristol Business School in 1988, where he is currently Associate Professor in Organisation Studies. Whilst his current focus is on research and teaching, over the last 30 years he has held a range of leadership positions including Director of MBA and Executive Education, Director of Business Development, Head of School, and Deputy Director of the Bristol Centre for Leadership and Organisational Ethics. He has taught leadership, change and organisational analysis on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He has extensive experience of consulting and in designing/ delivering programmes into organisations, notably in financial services, IT, local authorities, health and social care. His current research interests are in the application of ideas on spirituality, psychodynamics and complexity to the study and practice of leadership. He has published on leadership education and development, strategic and cultural leadership, and the challenges of working in conditions of uncertainty. To date he has published in excess of 20 refereed journal articles, presented papers at over 50 international conferences, 16 book chapters, and 2 books.

Associate Faculty

Dr. Isis Brook, M.Ed, FHEA

Isis Brook is Head of Faculty at Crossfields Learning. She held philosophy lectureships at Lancaster University, where she also served as a Faculty Teaching Dean, and the University of Central Lancashire. The main areas of philosophy that she taught were: aesthetics, environmental ethics, and phenomenology. She completed a PhD on Goethean science in 1994 and continues to research and publish on our relationship to nature and to the world. Isis also has a Masters in Education and pursues an active interest in education of the whole person and a specialism in assessment. In her last position, Isis was Head of Learning and Teaching at Writtle College. Her work at Writtle College included staff development, curriculum design, and strategic leadership on learning and teaching, as well as chairing committees and award boards.