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ILH Faculties

How we are structured


The ILH a has faculty model that is powered by the ILH Advisory Council.


This enables us to:

  • Be clear on where we can add value.

  • Create taxonomic order to ensure our outputs are accessible.

  • Grow the Advisory Council in a more focused manner.

Most importantly:

  • This is not set in stone. Our spirit of enquiry might well uncover a more effective model.

  • We look to ensure there is cross faculty integration as that is where value is largely to be found. 

The faculties are as follows:


This is broadly how many societies are structured today:


Living organisms, including people are something of an afterthought in respect to many societies. This needs to change:


We need to put life at the centre of society. Organisations are there to support society. Technology is simply a tool, and not a driver of organisations and society. Somewhere in our past, we lost sight of this. The ILH plays a role is supporting leadership structures that put life centre stage.

Departmental structure

Each faculty comprises several departments:

Faculty of intelligent organisations

The focus is largely on developing organisations that are people and planet centric.

  • Business

  • Government

  • Civil society.


Faculty of intelligent people

The focus is largely on helping individuals thrive and contribute value.

  • Citizen, adult, youth, child

  • Leader, manager, worker.


Faculty of intelligent technology

The focus is largely on harnessing the augmentative powers of new technology and to ensure that it is used in a people and planet friendly manner.

  • AI

  • Intelligent devices (IoT, Robotics, 3D printing)

  • The Metaverse (AR / VR)

  • Smart infrastructure (towns, cities, regions, buildings)

  • Synthetic biology


Faculty of Intelligent Life

The focus is on what can we learn through studying anthropology, biology and other related disciplines to guide us in respect of what constitutes intelligent behaviour.

  • Humans

  • Animals

  • Plants

  • FBAP - Fungus, archaea, bacteria and protists.

  • Viruses.


We already have capability in many areas. Our initial focus will not be on, for example, protists. It is unclear at this stage whether there is anything to learn in this respect. But given they still exist today, it has to be assumed that they are intelligent.

Nonetheless we have a placeholder should developments in that space warrant attention.


Ultimately the ILH will be driven by our vision and the specific interests of the Advisory Council members.

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