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Meet the Team
Journey Outreach International (JOI) has offices in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The focus of JOI is to further the purpose Journey Outreach by providing support and guidelines to regional Journey Outreach offices and Journey Practitioners who want grow Journey Outreach programs in their areas of the world. Guidelines include standards for Journey Outreach programs, organizational structure, fundraising, grants and contracts, evaluation, accounting, etc.
Kevin Lockwood — Journey Outreach International Board Member, Executive Director
Kevin lives in Denver, CO. He has been facilitating positive change from within for people and organizations for over 24 years. He has managed over 130 projects on more than 40 government and NGO programs, and has experience as a non-profit executive director, corporate program manager, systems engineer, risk manager, process improvement instructor, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) evaluator, and Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds an Honors Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an Honors Masters of Engineering Management. Kevin is also a Yoga Instructor, Jin Shin Practitioner, Dances of Universal Peace Leader, and former Sunday school teacher and nursing home volunteer. He has worked with children, teens, and adults throughout the US, Canada, Thailand, India, Uganda, and Kenya. He the is the former Executive Director of Children’s Global Peace Project, and presently serves as a Board Advisor for that organization and also for the North American Journey Practitioners Association. He is a graduate of the Journey Practitioner and Visionary Leadership Programs.
Gaby Burt — Journey Outreach International Board Member, Trustee
Austrian born Gaby Burt was educated in business and commerce and moved to the UK in 1980, she is married to business man and fellow director, Cliff Burt. Together, they have established a number of successful businesses. One of these was in aviation consultancy and part of their remit included flying African Muslims to Mecca during Ramadan. During this time Gaby felt blessed to be immersed in the full colour and richness of Africa and this ignited a deep love and huge respect for the continent of Africa and her peoples. In the early 90s, following her hearts calling Gaby studied various modalities in alternative health care, completing studies in Homoeopathy and becoming an NLP Master. She was first introduced to Brandon Bays’ work ‘The Journey’ in 1996 and immediately knew that this transformational work should be accessible to every human being on planet earth! She joined Journey Seminars as a volunteer in 1997 and in 2000 was asked to join Brandon Bays and Kevin Billett as a director and guardian for The Journey. Since then Gaby has been instrumental in the expansion of Journeywork across the globe and now, 10 years later, the work has successfully been established in more than 38 countries. The book ‘The Journey’ has been translated into 22 languages and hundreds of thousands of people have benefited from this powerful personal transformational work. Gaby joined the Board of Directors for Journey Outreach in 2003 and continually encourages Journeywork to be taken into many charities and welfare organizations around the world …. Schools, orphanages, prisons and remote villages in South Africa, community work in Kenya, in Australia and New Zealand school projects and work in the native Aboriginal and Maori communities, school and youth projects in Europe, centres for abused women in Scandinavia, work in youth correction centres in Macau, centres for traumatised youth in Israel, groups for drug addiction and rehabilitation and many more. The prayer and vision to make this work available to every human being on earth still motivates her every day actions.
Faizel Hassan — Journey Outreach International Board Member, Trustee
Faizel lives in Byron Bay Australia, his work life started out as an Auto Repairer, which lasted for 30 years. The niggling question of “there must be more to life” took him on a path of self inquiry which led him to The Journey. In 2001 he became an Accredited Journey Practitioner. His commitment to community well being grew and guided him to becoming a Counselor, working with young adults in the area of drug and suicide intervention on Sydney’s streets. A year later, he became a Counselor for The Salvation Army and since a Life Coach. Faizel is one of the founding members of Journey Outreach and currently serves as an International Board Member. In 2003 his passion took him to South Africa taking up position as Director for The Journey Seminars, South Africa. In this position he established a formal Journey office in Johannesburg, and helped to grow and see The Journey flourish in South Africa. As a Journey presenter he introduced and grew The Journey programs into Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Kenya, and Hong Kong. While in South Africa, Faizel, with the support of volunteers, successfully introduced Journey Outreach programs into Westville Correctional Facility, The University of Botswana, and Transnet Foundation’s Phelophepa Health Care Train. He has an unwavering commitment to the growth of Journey Outreach internationally through partnerships and participation, and he values accessibility, accountability and transparency.
Patti Nelson — Journey Outreach International Board Member, Trustee
Patti Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Q Research Solutions, a Honomichl top 50 Consumer Research Company located in Old Bridge, New Jersey. A life-long New Jersey resident, Patti currently resides in Forked River where she enjoys reading, meditating and spending time with family and friends. Patti has raised three children and is the proud grandmother of six. Aside from being an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the research industry, Patti has a passion for organizational development and strategic planning. She credits her visionary leadership to the philosophies of Stephen Covey, Michael Gerber, Miguel Ruiz and her continual work with Journey. With a desire to create a conscious organization, Patti uses Appreciative Inquiry and Telein as tools to promote collaboration, teamwork and learning. Patti is a member of several professional affiliations and has created many community inroads via both her business and personal endeavors. She is a graduate of The Journey Practitioner program, and her most recent work with Journey Outreach International fulfills her need to help bring transformation to those in need and “liberating humanity’s highest potential.”
Kevin Billett — Journey Outreach International, Sr Advisor
UK born Kevin Billett is joint founder — with his life partner, The Journey pioneer Brandon Bays – and CEO of The Journey Seminars International. With offices in the USA, Europe, Australasia and South Africa and offering seminars and retreats in over 25 countries worldwide, this organization brings cutting-edge personal growth techniques to hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. For years Kevin has been leading consciousness-based workshops and retreats that allow people to strip away their limiting and painful conditioned responses to life, allowing them to discover the authentic greatness, genius and fulfilment that naturally lie within. Kevin’s main current focus is on bringing the power of this transformation to corporations and organizations, by developing and fostering a new paradigm of Visionary Leadership. He also presents JourneyMan and Conscious Communication workshops.