Network: Jan Forsmark

Jan is a real believer getting one’s hands dirty.  Over the last four decades he has worked in education, agriculture, energy, vision making and now transition towns.  More than anything, Jan has an incredible capacity catalyse a group into action with patience and positive stories of change.

In Sweden, Jan coordinates the transition town movement.  He lives on a small organic farm on outskirts of Stockholm where he runs an ecological spice webshop.   He is also a teacher in economics and civic planning and runs workshops on collective vision creation.  In his spare time he is a dedicated tango dancer.

Photo by Agnese Samà.