We are Highly Passionate about improving the state of wellbeing

Our UK team


Gaia Vacheva is the Director of Insight Seminars UK. Her passion is to make the world a better place through empowering people to unlock their potential.
After a corporate career at Havas Media and The Walt Disney Company she devoted her time to support people to live in their hearts. Gaia has been running Insight Seminars in the UK since 2014 and she is very excited about the expansion of self-awareness & mindfulness in the world. In addition to running Insight Seminars UK, Gaia operates a marketing agency focusing on responsible & conscious advertising. She believes that the key to happiness is to consciously create the life you love.

Our Facilitators

Mary Ann Somerville

Mary Ann is an international educator, consultant, executive coach, and curriculum designer. She is a co-facilitator and masterful designer of the new Insight Masters Class.

Joe Hubbard, Insight CEO

Joe Hubbard has dedicated the last 25 years to facilitating motivational, life and work seminars, as well as strategic planning and productivity to thousands of people and firms all over the world. Raised on the inner city streets of Los Angeles, Joe rose above the pervasive challenges to attend both UCLA and UCSD, and then began his career as a motivational speaker and performance enhancement coach. In addition to serving as volunteer CEO of Insight, he also serves on the Board of Directors and facilitates Insight Seminars throughout the world. He is also the CEO of Arianna Huffington's new professional development company Thrive Global.

Russell Bishop, Creator

Russell is a recognised expert in personal and professional development. As the founder of Insight Seminars, he has extensively transformed personal lives and professional organisations ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies and to lecturing at MBA programmes.

Peter Felsmann

Peter is a performance enhancement consultant, creating bespoke performance and career goals for professional athletes, while also working with strategic positioning for Fortune 500 companies. He has a long standing relationship with top execs at Microsoft as a productivity consultant.

Ruth Rochelle

Ruth has been with Insight Seminars since the first UK seminar, more than 3 decades ago. She has been facilitating for in the UK and throughout the world for over 20 years. She is also a professional coach, working with leading marketing and advertising agencies in London, creating success for both executives and for their teams. She is the main UK facilitator.