Team

Organisation – Team

joe-schraube-150Joe Schraube
has a background in LSD psychotherapy and holotropic breath work. He is the founder and organiser of the Entheo-Science congress. Held every 2 years, it is the largest forum for the Psychedelic Community in the German-speaking world since 2003. Joe is also Initiator and founder of the Psychedelic Salons Germany, which is similar to the psychedelic society‘s in in other countries. Since 1997, he has been an active member of eclipse, an organisation of around 200 volunteers who work for psychedelic harm prevention and reduction at festivals. Eclipse is 20 years old, making it the world’s oldest and most experienced organisation in its field.

 

 

Tobias Erny
Educated in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry of Basel, he changed  his profession and works as facilitator, organiser and author. After witnessing the profound healing qualities of Iboga and Ibogaine, he dedicated a huge part of his time to make this cure available on a broader scale. He is involved in Iboga(ine) projects in Europe and helps others to experience the enormous potential of Iboga(ine).

 

 

Jeremy Weate 0217 copyJeremy Weate
Dr. Jeremy Weate has spent the past 15 years working as a consultant on natural resources, providing strategic advice to governments, companies and civil society organisations in over 20 countries. Jeremy spent 12 years living in Nigeria (2003-15) and has visited over 60 countries. Jeremy visited Gabon in 2016 and was initiated into the Bwiti spiritual tradition. His purpose is to use his skills and experience to promote the sustainable and ethical use of ibogaine for the affordable and safe treatment of addiction and neuro-degenerative disorders. Jeremy has a PhD in European philosophy from Warwick University and is the author of the best-selling children’s book, A Young Person’s Guide to Philosophy. His articles and academic papers have been published in The Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, The Africa Report, Chimurenga, Research in African Literature, Philosophia Africana and African Identities among other places. He is also co-founder of Cassava Republic, one of the leading publishing companies in Africa.

 

 

Tharcila Chaves
is a pharmacist with a master’s degree in medicine and sociology of drug abuse. Currently, she is a PhD student at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) and also an editor of the OPEN Foundation. In her master’s degree, she conducted a qualitative study about cravings in crack cocaine users in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). The use of ketamine to treat pain and depression is the focus of her current research.