Daniel Christian Wahl


Daniel Christian Wahl

Transformative Innovation Consultant

Daniel works internationally in the fertile intersection between education, transformative innovation, futures practice, activism and culture change. His background is in biology/zoology (BSc., University of Edinburgh), holistic science (MSc.,Schumacher College) and design for sustainability (PhD., University of Dundee, 2006). He is a member of the International Futures Forum, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA) and the Findhorn Foundation, and co-founder of Biomimicry Iberia. He sits on the advisory councils of The Ojai Foundation, The Ecosystems Restoration Camp Foundation, The Cloudburst Foundation and the research working group of the Global Ecovillage Network. Daniel regularly teaches on the ‘MA in Ecological Design Thinking’ at Schumacher College.


Daniel has collaborated with Gaia Education since 2007 and currently holds a part-time position as their ‘Head of Innovation and Design’. He developed the content and concept behind the ‘SDG Community Implementation Flashcards’ of Gaia Education, which have been launched in collaboration with UNESCO and were so far translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Arabic. He is the co-author/author of the ecological, social, economic and worldview dimension of Gaia Education’s successful online programme in ‘Design for Sustainability’. In 2016 Triarchy Press in the UK published Daniel’s first book, Designing Regenerative Cultures, which rapidly reached international acclaim. Daniel’s blog and content curation on various social media platforms has developed a large international following since the book was published.


Daniel is fluent in German, English and Spanish. He has lived in Germany, Great Britain, Spain, California, Mexico, Thailand and Japan. The recent birth of his daughter has further deepened his dedication to being a glocal change agent in the transition towards diverse regenerative cultures and a thriving future for all. His clients have included: Ecover, Camper, LUSH, UK Foresight, The State of the World Forum, Bioneers, Balears.t, the Dubai Futures Foundation, LEAD International, UNITAR, and various universities, design schools, and foundations.