Nikki Wyrd
Director of Breaking Convention

Nikki Wyrd is a director of the charity which runs Europe's largest psychedelic conference, Breaking Convention. She is the editor of the Psychedelic Press Journal, runs the Universe Machine publishing house, and also works as a freelance editor for books and academic papers related to psychedelics, occultism, anthropology, and medicine.

Nikki is a sacred space holder, organises retreats, and presents workshops centred around ritual practices. She regularly appears online and on stage, talking about her interests. Nikki's past roles include British Isles Section Head of the Chaos Magic order The Illuminates of Thanateros, ecology graduate, bass player in an all-women punk band, and single mother. She actively encourages humans to reconsider how they can live in harmony with other organisms, and deeply enjoys dancing to psytrance.