Tim Rayner (PhD) is a philosopher and disruptive thinker. He is the writer of the award-winning short film, ‘Coalition of the Willing’ (2010). His transformation manual, Life Changing: A Philosophical Guide is available on Amazon, Kobo, and iTunes.
Tim grew up in Auckland, New Zealand, with stints in Indonesia and the UK. Between 2002 and 2008, he taught philosophy at USYD and UNSW and edited the e-journal, Contretemps. He has published academic research and a book, Foucault’s Heidegger: Philosophy and Transformative Experience (Continuum 2007).
Tim wrote the collaborative short film ‘Coalition of the Willing’ (2010), directed by British film maker Simon Robson. Coalition was made by a network of 20 animation teams totalling 77 people. You can watch the film here. Coalition won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Hampton International Film Festival, Best Short Film at the 2012 San Francisco Green Film Festival, and Best Environmental Short Film at 2011 FlickerFest Sydney.
Tim is currently working with the US interactive design agency COG1 on the Catayst Map, a social media system inspired by ‘Coalition of the Willing’.
Tim’s consultancy, Philosophy for Change, helps businesses and not-for-profits chart new paths through changing landscapes by tapping the deep knowledge and potential of staff.