Meet The Authors

The unique Mind Chi concept  is developed by Vanda North and Richard Israel, who are the authors.

Vanda North travels the world sharing practical processes that assist people of all ages make their lives work better and increase their joy.

Vanda North

Vanda is excited to be the Founder and CEO of Mind Chi Ltd.  She divides her time between sharing Mind Chi to audiences all over the world and creating the new Mind Chi Franchise

She is past president of the International Society for Accelerated Learning & Teaching and founded the Buzan Centres Worldwide. For twenty years she promoted methods to improve people’s mental functioning, (Learning to Learn, information management; creativity and mapping skills) through a network of licensed instructors, teaching mental literacy skills to over 100,000 people worldwide.

Vanda is also an author and trainer with The Learning Partnership in a program called “Baby Matterz” a school-based program that provides babies with an equal start and is creating a series of videos on Emotional Intelligence for them..

Vanda has written several books on management, motivation and wellness and is a sought-after consultant by numerous leading international firms including: IBM, Boeing, CLSA, Oracle, Wellcome Trust, Fidelity Investments, SC Johnsons, educational institutions and governments in many countries.

Vanda is currently based in Dorset in the UK, and Palm Beach, Florida or touring the planet!  For a full c.v. please click here.  You can contact Vanda by email on

richard northRichard Israel is a consultant, international speaker, trainer and author. He co-wrote the international bestseller, Brain$ell with Tony Buzan.  He has forty years of sales and marketing experience and international expertise in sales training, leadership and mental literacy.

Richard is a pioneer in the field of creating “brain capital”. His work has resulted in multiplying the intellectual capital and promoting optimal performance among dozens of forward-thinking companies around the world.

More than 1.5 million people across four continents have been trained with his innovative material. He has consulted with companies in the retail, hospitality, airline, manufacturing and service industries, coaching them to achieve increased sales and productivity.

Has spoken at over 150 global business and training conferences and made numerous TV appearances worldwide.  With eight published business books, his work has been reviewed internationally.

Richard is currently based in Miami, Florida.

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Here is a video of the authors Vanda North and Richard Israel explaining ‘Mind Chi’