Michael Edward Stephens

Michael is the founder of Create Space Retreats, a retreat and workshop business, where he promotes the importance and value of self-care, specifically within the creative and LGBTQ+ communities.

Michael spent over 10 years working in creative leadership positions for some of the world’s most respected British brands within the fashion, travel and retail industries - including i-D Magazine, Vice Media, Liberty London, Ted Baker and Virgin Atlantic.

After a series of life changing events, Michael diverted from this career path, becoming a mental health and LGBTQ+ advocate.