Mentors at the NPA

As a Diploma Apprentice at the Nordic Permaculture Academy, you can choose your personal Mentor from the list below.

All Mentors are highly qualified Permaculture facilitators, long-term Permaculture practioners and Diploma holders. They are all keen to assist you in your Diploma pathway.

Cathrine Dolleris (Denmark), Permaculture diplomat and assessment tutor (UK system) since 2014. Teacher of PDCs and facilitator of Teacher Trainings for permaculture. International coordinator for education, Erasmus+ and the LAND network through Permakultur Danmark. M.Sc. in Geography and Natural Resource Management. Owner of the company GeoLiv and LAND center “Kattekærhus” on Orø.

Andreas Jonsson

Andreas Jonsson (Sweden), Permaculture Designer, Educator, Diploma holder and Mentor. A Human Ecologist in his soul. Soil lover and fanatic of DIY-solutions. Sociocracy Trainer & Consultant and Educative Systems Designer by heart. Regenerative Farmer and Alley Cropping Communal Grower at home, together with his family and network in Vånga, Sweden. Give me any system and you got my attention.

Karoline Nolsø Aaen (Denmark), Permaculture Designer and Diploma holder since 2017, Biologist, Regenerative Agroforestry Farmer and Author to the book Permakulturhaven. Diploma Mentor since 2019. Owner of the company Permakulturhaven and co-owner of the LAND center “Permakulturhaven Myrrhis” with her husbond Tycho Holcomb.

Maria Svennbeck (Sweden), Permaculture Designer and Diploma holder since 2014. Teacher of PDCs and introduction courses and trained small scale organic farmer. Owner of Holistic Gardening – Urban permaculture and designer of ecological landscapes and edible gardens. Diploma mentor since 2017.