Simon Grant is a contributor to the P2P Foundation, currently living in Belgium and deeply involved in Collective Presencing. Initially a teacher and tutor, a PhD in Cognitive Science / AI / HCI led to lecturing in systems and HCI, and e-commerce training. For many years he has been involved with technical standardization of educational technology, co-founding Cetis LLP, a co-operative consultancy, run by consensus. From 2013 to 2020 he was at Lancaster Cohousing, involved with the consensus processes of community governance. Simon is a Quaker, sings in very small choirs and a cappella vocal ensembles, and enjoys paragliding.