Graeme Taylor is the coordinator of BEST Futures (, a family project applying evolutionary systems theory to research and model societal change. He is also the author of Evolution's Edge: The Coming Collapse and Transformation of Our World (New Society, 2008). A researcher, lecturer and speaker, his current focus is on designing and testing processes for accelerating constructive social transformation.

Graeme Taylor has been a social activist since he began working with social justice and peace organizations in the early1960s. Following a career as an emergency paramedic in British Columbia, he completed a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Management. In 2009 he was a Ph.D. candidate at the Griffith School of Environment in Brisbane and an Honorary Research Adviser to the Australian Peace and Conflict Centre.

Author's City: Victoria BC and Brisbane, Australia
Date Of Birth: May 24, 1947
Place Of Birth: Washington, DC
Arrival in Canada: 1951
Arrival in BC: 1975


Evolution's Edge: the Coming Collapse and Transformation of Our World (New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC, 2008)

[BCBW 2008] "Environment"