Charles is foremost a father and a friend, then a mindfulness teacher, a retreat leader, an author, and an entrepreneur. His father is Scottish and although his mother was born in Africa she is of European decent. Charles was born in Zimbabwe and moved to South Africa in his early teens. He is now a citizen of the world and currently lives in India, exploring the sacred inner realms and enjoying the many textures of life, love, and humanity. He is the promoter of and inspiration for The Healthcare Company™. Charles also teaches, writes and leads retreats worldwide on The Three Steps and mindful living. He is the author of the transformational book The Alchemist's Way and, the delightful childrens’ fable Sufia and the High Witch of Gramul.