Third Wave Team

At Third Wave, our mission is more than a statement. As a team and as individuals, we walk the walk. Each of us has been profoundly impacted by psychedelic medicines. We are honored to align our professional expertise as individuals with our shared vision for a happier, more inspired world. We embrace our roles with joy, reverence, and a responsibility to the thousands of lives these medicines will impact through our work.

Executive Team

Paul F. Austin

Founder, CEO

San Diego, California, USA

Veena Sidhu


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Leadership Team

Dorth Raphaely

General Manager

Sonoma Country, California, USA

Joseph Anew

Institute Director

Austin, Texas, USA

Karina Swenson

Head of Content

Eden, Utah, USA

Leanne Kallal

Head of Programs

Vancouver, Canada

Marketing, Content, Programs & Tech

Reneé Clair

Project Manager

San Antonio, Texas, USA

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D.

Community Manager

Miami, Florida, USA

Jeff Kimes


Heidelberg, Germany

Max Raphael

Podcast Manager

New York, New York, USA

Jacqui Manley

Programs Community Manager

Nelson, BC, Canada

Vlad Tudorie

Head of Systems

Bucharest, Romania

Join The Team

Do you have a certain talent or skill that you’d like to contribute to our cause?

We are always on the look out for talented team members to join our push towards mainstreaming psychedelics.