Maria Brenton
Senior Ambassador
Cohousing Trust

Maria Brenton is the UK Cohousing Network’s Senior Cohousing Ambassador, and a trustee of the UK Cohousing Network Trust.   A former academic, she has for many years worked with the OWCH (Older Women’s Cohousing) Group, the UK’s first and only Senior Cohousing Community so far.

Maria has researched and written about cohousing in various countries, visiting communities in Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy and the USA. She is an enthusiastic advocate of this way of living both for older people and for societies confronting the challenge of ageing.