Mike & Michelle
Mike is of Irish & Canadian origins, and has spent periods of his life in Japan, Switzerland, France, Chile then almost 20 years in London. Educated in Philosophy, Social Psychology, Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability, he spent almost two decades dedicated to urban sustainability projects, for international development, in various far-flung corners of the world, including Catalonia.
Michelle was born in South Africa, to a British and American family, has lived on four continents and travelled extensively. After growing up in Asia and studying in the US, she spent almost 20 years in London. She is a mixed media artist and an art psychotherapist, and studied Fine Art, Art History, Social Policy, and Art Psychotherapy. Before La Bruguera, she worked in project and operations management at two London universities, then as an art psychotherapist, a social worker, and an advocate for children and young people at a leading children’s charity.