About Us

The Board Members of the Association are:

Our Bylaws Certificate of Formation

Gary Douglas:


Gary Douglas is a world-renowned thought leader, business innovator, bestselling author, and founder of Access Consciousness®, a set of simple-yet-profound tools currently transforming lives in 173 countries. An avid investor and entrepreneur, Gary's diverse range of enterprises include: The Antique Guild, an antique and collectables store in Brisbane, Australia; the Costarricense De Paso Ranch in Texas, USA; the EL-Lugar eco-retreat in Costa Rica; and Castello di Di Casalborgone, a luxurious castle in Italy. A vocal advocate of Benevolent Capitalism and conscious leadership, Gary's personal mantra is "What else is possible?". In business, he strives to contribute more to the planet, and to create a sustainable future with greater possibilities for everyone.

Dr. Dain Heer:


Dr. Dain Heer is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker and best-selling author. Raised in the ghettos of Los Angeles, Dr. Heer is the co-founder of a diverse range of businesses including El Lugar, a resort in Costa Rica that utilizes biodynamic land management, and Castello di Di Casalborgone, a luxurious castle in Italy. He is the co-creator of Access Consciousness, a popular personal development organisation operating in 173 countries. A conscious and creative business leader with a profound understanding of the power of entrepreneurship. Dr. Heer draws upon his personal experience and unique perspective to invite people from every culture, country, age and social strata to create the money, business and life they desire.

Simone Milasas:


Simone Milasas is an entrepreneur and creator, creative business coach, author and Worldwide Coordinator of Access Consciousness®, a popular personal development organisation operating in 173 countries. Simone is the founder of Joy of Business, mentoring business owners around the globe to create greater wealth and happiness being at the forefront of cutting-edge business creation and development for over a decade. Simone is the author of Joy of Business, translated in 13 languages, and the best-selling book Getting Out of Debt Joyfully, translated in 5 languages. A lady who knows how to be a woman, Simone joyfully sees the prospect of possibility and future in every choice she chooses.

Brendon Watt:


Brendon Watt is a speaker, entrepreneur, and business and life mentor. He is the Australian CFO of Access Consciousness®, a set of simple-yet-profound tools currently transforming lives in 173 countries, and the facilitator of several special Access programs including Access Bars®, Conscious Parenting Conscious Kids, and Joy of Business. Drawing upon his transformation from a struggling tradesman and single dad to global speaker, Brendon facilitates classes and workshops all over the world empowering others to know they are not wrong, that anything is possible and that they are only one choice away from change. Brendon is also co-creator and facilitator of the Relationship Done Different specialty classes along with Simone Milasas.

Dr. David Kubes:


Dr. David Kubes is an international lawyer, avid entrepreneur, consultant, and coach. He specialises in aviation law, finance and international project management, and owns several companies including an import-export company in Cuba, an art gallery in Vienna and his own real estate development company. Fluent in German, English, Spanish and French, David is a European-licensed coach and alternative dispute resolution practitioner and heads up an international coaching and consulting company. He is a certified facilitator of several Access Consciousness® special programs, including Right Riches for You and Right Voice for You.

Dr. Claudia Cano:


Dr. Claudia Cano is a Medical Doctor and an Access Consciousness® facilitating Access Consciousness classes worldwide. Dr. Claudia Cano is also a vivid horse owner and business partner of a Costarricense De Paso project being currently developed with Gary Douglas and the ASCACOPA Association in Costa Rica. Her strong commitment to nature and inspiring the world that it can be much better than it is now got her involved in the EL Lugar project in Costa Rica in 2013. It was Dr. Claudia Cano who found the land in Costa Rica where the EL Lugar projects currently developed. Dr. Claudia Cano is now project manager and part of the management team of EL Lugar.