Simonne Wood is Woodbrooke’s Programme Coordinator for Worship & Spirituality. She has a background in adult vocational education and academic administration, with a specialism in online learning. She spent 8 years in Aotearoa, New Zealand, where she was an active member of Dunedin Monthly Meeting, before moving back to the South of England in 2022.
Simonne’s lifelong spiritual journey has given her experience of Christian, Buddhist and Jewish spirituality, before finding her home in Quakerism in 2008. She continues to value interfaith collaboration.
Simonne has a diploma in adult education and a Master’s in International Relations, with a dissertation focusing on the environmental damage caused by so-called “sustainable” development. She has been active in a variety of social justice and environmental organisations over the years.