Michael Meegan was born in the UK and grew up between Ireland and France. He has degrees in fields as diverse as philosophy, community health, epidemiology and is completing a PhD in International Health, speaks seven languages and lectures widely on Spirituality and mysticism. He has received multiple humanitarian awards and has been the subject of a series of award winning documentaries.
He has written extensively on poverty and suffering as well as publishing for over four decades in some of the world’s most important medical journals. Dr Michael Meegan consults widely throughout Asia and Africa specialising inpublic health programmes and operational medical research. He regularly gives workshops and retreats internationally talking on spirituality and contemplation in action, he is frequently cited and his lectures on meditation are well known.he is frequently cited and often gives motivational public lectures .
He is the founder of a number of charities including the Kenyan ICROSS International. Michael has lived in the Rift Valley of Kenya for almost 4 decades working in long term community health and development programmes in East Africa. He is currently building two new Medical programmes working with endangered tribal communities.
He is currently working on a series of inspirational works with eye-books including “The Tribe of One” as well as a Historical Novel and an updated edition of Surprised by joy, his autobiography. As well as helping small NGOs to become sustainable, he is actively involved in protecting abused and unwanted animals. In 2016 he will donate the largest collection of rare Pastoral artifacts to the National Museums of Kenya as part of his passion to protect the Cultural heritage of the Kenyan peoples .