Dirk Bruere is an established UK based transhumanist with a history of involvement in affiliated projects and initiatives.
In the early 2000's he ran as a local political candidate for a futurist political party known as The Consensus. A co-founding member of Zero State with Amon Twyman, he is interested in many of the philosophical and spirital implications of Transhumanism which he explored in his books The Praxis and TechnoMage.
He is an avid martial arts practitioner.
His background and journey with transhumanism are laid out in this blog post.