Countdown To Blue Earth '23 -
10-12 Oct — Bristol
Jonathon Porritt is a veteran campaigner and co-founder of Forum for the Future
Mike is a leader in sustainable change, he helped to develop, launch and implement Marks and Spencer’s ground-breaking sustainability programme, Plan A.
Co-founder of the Eden Project, Executive Vice Chair of Eden Project Ltd and Executive Chairman of Eden Project International Ltd.
Founder of Elvis & Kresse, multi-award winning environmental entrepreneur and Young Global Leader with a background in venture capital and significant start-up experience.
Freelance writer, environmentalist & outdoor philosopher
Managing Director, Iceland Foods Chairman, Bywater Properties
Bianca is the co-founder of SHE Changes Climate, an advisor to the environmental charity sector, an activist and campaigner
David (AKA The Urban Birder) is on a mission is to engage city folk around the world with the plentiful urban nature that surrounds them.
Maxwell is a PhD student research whose research interests transcends the trajectories of race, ecology and environmental justice
Adventurer, coach, speaker and entrepreneur. Inviting leaders and changemakers into their own potent intelligence in Nature.
Co-Founder of Two Fields Olive Oil, a Regenerative Olive Oil Producer and a designer.
Chris Bertish is a Professional Speaker; Big Wave Surfing Mavericks champion; Stand Up Paddle Boarding Guinness World Record Holder and Ocean Pioneer.
Nav co-founded Boots & Beards after assessing the needs of the local community and lack of outdoor activities.
Ted is a self shooting director and editor, working across commercial and documentary. His main interests lie in exploring stories of human connection to wild land and wild spaces
Founder | Kindness Advisor | Reimagining business with Kindness to leave people and the planet better.
A 16 year old feminist, climate activist, internationalist who is quite frankly obsessed with all things social justice.
Cath Pendleton, also known as "The Merthyr Mermaid" is an open water and ice swimmer from Wales.
The 8th women ever in history to complete the Vendee Globe race, a 24,000 mile, single-handed (solo) non-stop yacht race around the world.
Kate A Larsen has over 17 years experience in Responsible Sourcing and Supply Chains Environmental and Social issues management.
Sarah is the founder of pioneering plant-based community cookery school and charity Made In Hackney. The cookery school opened it's doors in 2012 and have since collaborated with over 400,000 Londoners inspiring them to grow, cook and eat more plants.
After discovering a passion for hiking in 2016 following a drastic life change, it wasn’t long before a lifetime love of cooking was merged with my new vice. These days I can often be found creating delicious, restaurant style meals on minimal camping equipment in the hills.
Melissa is the head of Spaceport Cornwall
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Space Forge Ltd
Charles is focussed solely across the areas of environmental campaigning and conservation, sustainable development and impact investment
As a professional marine conservation ecologist, the main goal of my research is to understand how human interactions, environmental variation and climate change are responsible for altering biodiversity, biomass and productivity.
Transdisciplinary Research & Education to pioneer Global Sustainability with Human Solutions
Former professional rock climber, Mike Weeks is now the lead global business development at Laconic Infrastructure Partners
Grace leads Laconic Infrastructures communication's and business development. She is a passionate and committed climate change and human rights activist.
Huw is a professional science communicator who mixes mountaineering with education on scientific influences in the outdoors.
Hugo leads campaigning charity Surfers Against Sewage and drives government legislation to protect our seas.
Rob is founder and CEO of the worlds first climate positive sports apparel company, Presca.
Tom is the founder of Noughts and Ones helping planet-friendly ecommerce brands sell their products in the right way on Shopify.
Proud hippy, tree-hugger, thought leader, media entrepreneur and online businessman.
Investigative journalist, entrepreneur, podcaster and anti-greenwash activist.
Award-winning marine scientist, expedition leader, presenter and ocean advocate.
RJ is the CEO and a co-founder of Project Seagrass.
A power house advocate for diversity and inclusion in the outdoors.
Pioneering sports marketing consultant, entrepreneur and Blue Earth amabassador
Founder of Business on Purpose and Blue Earth Summit Ambassador
Founder of sustainability communications consultancy & certified BCorp, Enviral. Blue Earth Summit ambassador.
Marta is the Sustainability Manager at outdoor accessory brand BUFF®.
Impossible team lead and founder of Fairphone
Head of Policy and UK Country Manager, Ecosia
Founder of We Swim Wild, Environmentalist, Activist, Adventurer and Hydro Flask Ambassador
Athlete and Wellness Advocate
CEO of Nuevo
Kathrin is a Design Lead at Impossible, where she has been contributing in shaping the Planet Centric Design methodology and developed the Planet Centric Design Toolkit.
Kwame Ferreira is an artist, founder and entrepreneur.
Kwame founded impossible.com, home of Planet Centric Design.
Psychologist, Climate Psychology Alliance and Weave
Managing Director of Fenix
Outdoor UK and BrandLAB VIP Guest Mentor
Laura Nesbitt is an open water marathon, ice and winter swimmer from Somerset with a decade of competitive swim coaching experience and seven years of open water coaching experience.
CEO Blue Marine Foundation
A pioneer of ESG investing, Clare Brook ran sustainable funds at Jupiter, NPI and Henderson. In 2000, she set up the sustainable investment division of Aviva. In 2010 she co-founded WHEB Asset Management, an environmental investment specialist. In 2014 she joined Blue Marine Foundation as CFO and became CEO in 2015.
Helena Craig has been interested in race equality, diversity and inclusion since a teenager. As a partner in a large Bristol law firm, she tackled white elitism, successfully turning her department into an ethnically diverse one. Since retiring, she has been an environmental and race activist.
Duncan Ray is the Founder of Remarkable City, which he started because he thinks it’s time to encourage broader ways of approaching regeneration and urban renewal, to take into account challenges such as those posed by climate change.
George Lamb is the co-founder of Wildfarmed and GROW. George spent the first half of his professional career working in the entertainment industry and following a revelatory breakthrough in 2012 George has been figuring out how best to use his position and influence to make a positive, meaningful and lasting impact on society.
Ed Woolner, General Manager Feel Good Drinks – trying to make the world feel better one sip at a time by building a brand with a purpose.
Liz Callegari is co-founder of Black Sands Communications Ltd, a small consultancy launched earlier this year working on brand, communications and campaign strategy for purpose led organisations. Black Sands’ philosophy is based on the belief that facts alone will not change the world – or we wouldn't be facing a series of global crises right now.
Emmanuel Ameyaw is a Ghanaian journalist and Communications Specialist with a strong interest in Climate Adaptation. Currently, he works as Communications Officer for Youth Climate Council Ghana.
Co-Founder, Sweaty Betty.
Brand & Marketing Director of Stance
Founder and CEO, Zero Carbon Forum
Impact Investment & Storytelling Lead
Ecology, social, governance (ESG) advisor and activist
Co-founder and Managing Director of Slow Adventure
Director of Traveltech for Scotland
Chief-General of Maró Indigenous Territory, Brazil
Independent geographer and (forest) criminologist
Director of Business and Skills, West of England Combined Authority
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, National Youth Authority-Ghana
Country Director Mozambique - SNSC and pro surfer.
Content creator and care worker for SNSC
South African and British junior surfer and ambassador for SNSC and The Wave, Bristol
Partnerships Manager - Protect Our Winters
Head of Sustainability - Internet Fusion Group and Surfdome
Picture Organic Clothing
Senior Sustainability Manager, The North Face
CEO & Founder of Inkpact
Programme Manager - Protect Our Winters
Author, Broadcaster and General Manager - Protect Our Winters
Partnership Manager - Protect Our Winters
Founder Surfers not Street Children
Founder, Wave Wahines
Filmmaker / Ocean Conservationist
Ski Industry Insider, Circular Business Enthusiast
Listed in Management Todays 35 Women Under 35 list 2020, the longest-running, most prestigious list of young, female business talent in the UK, Rebecca is an accomplished leader. Rebecca joined The Hunger Project as Country Director in April 2022
Campaigns and Policy Advisor - Make My Money Matter
Sales Director - Snow Peak
Group Digital Director - Brew Dog
Director of the insight and strategy Lab at TCO London
Vice President, Sustainability Solutions
Co-Founder and CEO of Earthly
Co-Founder and CCO of Earthly
Climate Change Consultant
Head of Policy for UK, Ireland and the Netherlands for Voi Technology
Culture & Change Consultant, CLOUT LTD
Wildlife biologist, broadcaster, filmmaker and conservationist
News Correspondent & presenter
Associate Director at Greenhouse PR
Founder at Project17, Co-Founder Project Everyone
Co-Founder and Executive Director at Blue Marine Foundation
Head of Sustainability at KFC
Managing Director at Caffeine Collective
Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Green Capital Partnership
Owner, A Grain of Sand
Co-founder of Mermaid Gin ~ Isle of Wight Distillery
Communications and Campaign Strategist and Adviser
Black & Green Ambassador at Ujima Radio CIC & Bristol Green Capital Partnership
Technical Officer, Business Applications and Space Solutions, European Space Agency
Projects Coordinator and Community Climate Action Coordinator - Bristol Disability Equality Forum
Co-Lead and Co-Creator of Black Seeds Network, Educator, Consultant
Managing Director, Beyond the Bottle
Product Director, Beyond the Bottle
Senior Lecturer in Global Ethics at the University of Bristol
Black and Green Ambassadors
Founder, The Wave
Head of Access, Conservation & Environmental Sustainability. - The British Mountaineering Council
Photographer, Journalist, Adventure Communications Specialist
Co-founder of Warrior Group Consulting and steering committee She Changes Climate
Director of Signifier
Ujima Radio Breakfast Presenter
Lifetime Environmentalist and Former Black and Green Ambassador
Director of Bright Green Future
Chief Commercial Officer of Seedrs & Republic EU, NED and Investor.
Environmental and Sustainability Director for Extreme International, Founder of the Extreme Hangout, Advisor and Ambasador Blue Marine Foundation, Board Member at Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF)
Manager at Counteract
Freelance Writer and Journalist
Green Entrepreneur and Author of The Green Start-up
Accenture's UKI Net Zero Transitions Lead
Management Consultant, Accenture
Strategy & Innovation, Accenture
Head Of Sustainability at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation
Brand Strategist, Mentor and writer of words.
Strategy Director, Nuevo
Barrister at 39 Essex Chambers
Owner at Ape
Founder & Managing Director of Trash Free Trails C.I.C.
CEO at Your Park Bristol & Bath
Inventor, What If!
Founder of Conscious Leaders
lLwyer and Partner at the Law Firm Taylor Wessing