Conscious Coliving Team & Partners

We are coliving researchers, coaches and consultants
supporting the global shared living movement.

Alongside our partners, we support operators, developers and investors to
create thriving shared living communities.

The Conscious Coliving Team

Director. Head of Research
& Sustainability

Penny is passionate about the potential for shared living. She has years of experience in the sector, plus has a PhD in sustainability and shared living, and an MSc in Social Research Methods. She conducts research and consults on shared living projects.

Director. Head of Community & Wellbeing

Naima is a Transformational Coach and facilitator/ trainer in mindfulness, sharing circles, and how to live and lead more consciously. She facilitates authentic community engagement strategies for coliving businesses and spaces.

Director. Head of Impact
& Innovation

As an entrepreneur, community facilitator and impact strategist, Matt Lesniak works at the cross sections of the community building, placemaking and shared living sectors. Matt is also a Co-Founder of Coliving Ventures, Coliving Insights and Coliving Awards.

Director. Head of Comms
& Technology

Juan is a Communications Strategist, Project Manager, Systems Engineer, Team Coach and Executive Coach with an ontological/systemic approach. He facilitates connection for individuals, teams, and communities.

Spatial Design Consultant

Tom is the founder and director of Wellstudio Architecture, a London-based architecture studio that designs for social interaction and wellbeing. He is a fully qualified U.K. Architect member of the ARB and RIBA.   

Real Estate & Finance Consultant

Chris is a development expert passionate about improving our urban environment. He previously worked for The Collective leading their acquisitions and development team as well as several other institutional developers around Europe and US.

User Experience Consultant

Gui is the founder of Art of Co, a former coliving operator himself and currently director of the global coliving association Co-Liv. Author of the book “Art of Coliving”, a method to build scalable, life-enhancing and community-driven coliving spaces.


Gabriel is a sustainability professional with 9 years of experience in social and enviromental impact, notably in the corporate and charity sectors. Gabriel supported The Collective as Impact Manager, co-leading on their impact strategy.

Conscious Coliving Partners

We have partnered with industry experts and service providers in order to support coliving developers and operators on their journey to creating thriving communities. Our partners support us in creating a holistic end-to-end coliving package for our clients and the wider coliving ecosystem.

Co-Liv is a global non-profit whose mission is to empower the coliving phenomenon

Art of Co is a platform that creates authentic human dynamics in communal environments

Coliving Insights is the leading publication and research lab for the coliving industry

Coliving Hub is a network that empowers people to create and use coliving spaces

SALTO Systems offers cloud-based access control solutions that enhance operations

Urban Act is a law firm committed to urban transitions and coliving legal issues

Cutwork is an architecture/design studio focused on new ways to live and work

TheHouseMonk is an end to end real estate management platform for the coliving sector

Wellstudio designs living spaces that enhance wellbeing, support interaction and connect with nature

Spaceflow is a digital tenant experience platform that increases building efficiency and resident enjoyment is a discovery and booking platform for coliving spaces and projects worldwide

Coly is a shared living matchmaker, designed for fast, inclusive and accurate tenant matching

Spatial Experience brings creativity and innovation to emerging real estate sectors

Obeyo is a residential living platform centered on creating engaged communities

With So We Build you can generate a pulse for your community though strategy and technology

Go Human Go! is a global collective of digital professionals supporting people and planet

Conscious Coliving is a company registered in England and Wales, registration number: 11975644. Registered office: 38 Magpie Close, London, EN1 4JB, UK.

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