Dmitriy is a permaculturist, community activist, systems thinker and a holistic health practitioner who is dedicated to bringing positive change. In the past he has worked as a systems administrator and has a qualification in electronic engineering. He currently lives in Tui community, and is an active member throughout Golden Bay. Since moving to Takaka, Dmitriy became involved with the Golden Bay Hands committee as a technical person to help revive the HANDS exchange systems. Currently Dmitriy works closely with the movement of SEEDS, and is introducing new tools into the local community.