Team

Vale das Lobas
Anthony Graham Conway

Anthony Graham Conway

CEO and Co-Founder

30 years experience as a homeopath, psychotherapist, environmentalist and teacher, with a profound understanding of the root causes of modern illnesses, and the possible remedies.

Elizabeth Mae Smith

Elizabeth Mae Smith

Inspirer and Co-Founder

Yoga, meditation and natural medicine practitioner and teacher. Artist and writer, currently completing “My Soul is Pink” – a book that charts the founding of Vale das Lobas as a personal journey of self discovery.  

Skippy

Skippy

Guide

In mythology, the hound is a messenger between the realms, a gate keeper for the souls journey,  and a guide who selflessly points the way for others.

Dino Schmitz

Dino Schmitz

Director

More than 10 years of experience in distribution, supply chain and operations management; extensive knowledge of project management; experience in leadership positions; broad language skills.

Céu Sanches

Céu Sanches

Communications

Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian,   Céu is a member of the marketing team, helping to bring the message to the local and international community.

Patricia Marques

Patricia Marques

Fiscalização

Patricia is a civil engineer with much experience in the construction industry. She performs her role as Fiscalização with humour and professionalism, keeping the building projects running smoothly.

Marco Lopes

Marco Lopes

Landscape Gardening

Marco moved “back home” to the region after 15 years abroad to take up a post in Vale das Lobas. He works in agriculture, ecology management, landscaping and construction.

Rafael López Noguera

Rafael López Noguera

Natural Building

Rafa is an expert in Sustainable Construction, with a profound knowledge and infectious enthusiasm for the use of natural materials.

Sn. Adelino

Sn. Adelino

Construction

Sn. Adelino owns a construction company based in Sobral Pichorro, and his dedication ensures that we can provide employment for local craftsmen and women.

Rui Araújo

Rui Araújo

Chapel Restoration

Norestauro and Capitellum are the company names for Sn. Rui’s sacred arts and carpentry enterprises in Braga. They are master craftsmen in chapel restoration.

Dr Antonio Silva

Dr Antonio Silva

Finance

Dr Silva has considerable experience with the management of tourism and agriculture investments, and is involved in co-ordinating with the regional and central government.

José da Cruz

José da Cruz

Logistics & Transport

Snr José da Cruz is an olive and vine grower, farmer, and village elder. He and his family provide generous local support, in logistics and co-ordinating with the village community.

Andrew Kennard

Andrew Kennard

Accounts

Institute of Chartered Accountants in UK (ACA); Portuguese Statutory Auditor (ROC); and Portuguese Association of Accounting Technicians (OCC).