Russell, Peter

PeterRussellPeter Russell, M.A., D.C.S. is a fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, The World Business Academy and The Findhorn Foundation, and an Honorary Member of The Club of Budapest. He studied mathematics and theoretical physics at Cambridge, has a postgraduate degree in computer science, pursued experimental psychology, and explored meditation/eastern philosophy in India.

His principal interest is the deeper, spiritual significance of our times: distilling/presenting, the essence of the world’s spiritual traditions in current, relevant ways with his pioneering work in the emerging field of science and spirituality (consciousness).

Always a trailblazer he, held the first research post in Britain on the psychology of meditation, presaged the advent of virtual reality by some twenty years with his early work on 3-dimensional displays, was one of the first to introduce human potential seminars (creativity, stress management, personal and sustainable development) in the 1970s corporate field (IBM, Apple, American Express, Barclays Bank, Swedish Telecom, ICI, Shell Oil and British Petroleum). His 1980s bestseller The Global Brain predicted the Internet and its impact.

His other books include The TM Technique, The Upanishads, The Brain Book, The Creative Manager, The Consciousness Revolution, Waking Up in Time, and From Science to God.