Lukas Herrmann is an action researcher and PhD student with Heidelberg University, Germany (PhD topic: “Generative Social Fields in School: Cultivating empathy in a whole-school co-creation”). As a facilitator and trainer, he works to shift social fields to a deeper, more generative level. Lukas worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Social Neuroscience, and published on the contemplative training of perspective-taking and empathy. He studied psychology in Freiburg and Berlin (Humboldt-university), Germany, and is a trained family therapist. As fellow of the CMM Institute and member of the Institute for Global Integral Competence, Lukas has studied the practice of global social witnessing.