Countdown To Blue Earth '23 -
10-12 Oct — Bristol
Purpose-driven companies go beyond their role of offering a product or service and develop programs that have a social or environmental impact. Social entrepreneurship is bringing more meaning to what businesses do, and it’s an exciting trend to explore if one wants to make a difference in their career.
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.
Managing Director, Iceland Foods Chairman, Bywater Properties
Adventurer, coach, speaker and entrepreneur. Inviting leaders and changemakers into their own potent intelligence in Nature.
Kate A Larsen has over 17 years experience in Responsible Sourcing and Supply Chains Environmental and Social issues management.
Melissa is the head of Spaceport Cornwall
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Space Forge Ltd
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.
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
Founder of We Swim Wild, Environmentalist, Activist, Adventurer and Hydro Flask Ambassador
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.
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.
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.
Co-Founder, Sweaty Betty.
Brand & Marketing Director of Stance
Outdoor Use & Participation
The great outdoor is an inspiring place to be and needs to be made accessible to all. To properly understand what our natural world needs to survive, we need to go out and play in it. In doing we find a way to better connect with people and move forwards together.
Freelance writer, environmentalist & outdoor philosopher
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.
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
Cath Pendleton, also known as "The Merthyr Mermaid" is an open water and ice swimmer from Wales.
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.
Huw is a professional science communicator who mixes mountaineering with education on scientific influences in the outdoors.
A power house advocate for diversity and inclusion in the outdoors.
Founder, The Wave
Health & Wellbeing
Whether in business or in wider society be it locally or globally, people hold the key.
The health and wellbeing of people is the starting point when it comes to understanding how business can deliver positive change for our blue earth planet.
Founder | Kindness Advisor | Reimagining business with Kindness to leave people and the planet better.
Transdisciplinary Research & Education to pioneer Global Sustainability with Human Solutions
Athlete and Wellness Advocate
Regenerative Food Production
The true power of nature is in its ability to renew itself. As people in business we must realise that now is the time to take our foot off the gas to give the natural world a chance to regenerate.
Regenerative food production good for business, good for people and good for the planet.
Co-Founder of Two Fields Olive Oil, a Regenerative Olive Oil Producer and a designer.
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.
RJ is the CEO and a co-founder of Project Seagrass.
Ocean & River Conservation
The oceans are the lungs of our blue earth planet. This untapped water world is the true source of sustainable life on earth. Together we need to act fast to protect our playgrounds and reinstate a natural order through our inbuilt respect for our great oceans and rivers.
Chris Bertish is a Professional Speaker; Big Wave Surfing Mavericks champion; Stand Up Paddle Boarding Guinness World Record Holder and Ocean Pioneer.
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.
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.
Hugo leads campaigning charity Surfers Against Sewage and drives government legislation to protect our seas.
Award-winning marine scientist, expedition leader, presenter and ocean advocate.
Wildlife biologist, broadcaster, filmmaker and conservationist
Co-founder of Mermaid Gin ~ Isle of Wight Distillery
With a spiralling cost of living and a geo-political change in our world order, the call for a transition to renewable energy has never been greater. For people in business the opportunities come from making the change.
Diversity, Youth & Inclusion
Getting outdoors, staying healthy and choosing to live a more sustainable life can no longer be an achievable ambition for a privileged few. Today’s problems can only be solved through collaboration and inclusion. Blue Earth Summit continues to breakdown barriers ensuring we can all move forwards together.
Bianca is the co-founder of SHE Changes Climate, an advisor to the environmental charity sector, an activist and campaigner
Maxwell is a PhD student research whose research interests transcends the trajectories of race, ecology and environmental justice
A 16 year old feminist, climate activist, internationalist who is quite frankly obsessed with all things social justice.
Investing in a sustainable future holds the key to longterm returns. Blue Earth Summit brings founders and investors together investors through a shared ambition to make the world the better place.
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.