Dr Michael Roberts

Michael works as a design researcher at Care City, with a background in the housing and mental health sectors. Before joining us, Michael worked on community-led social change projects with Shift Design, and he shaped community-building services at ExtraCare Charitable Trust.

He is also the founder of social enterprise The Mindfulness Tree, with experience running mindfulness-based events, training and coaching. Michael completed PhD research in 2014-2019 into the ways that meditation practices can enhance self-knowledge and support academic research.

Michael is passionate about connecting with and understanding the needs of communities and individuals, and translating those into real-world change.