By 25 he was the founder-director of Shelter.
By 35 he had been a Fleet Street columnist for The Guardian and The Observer, and director of public affairs for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
By 45 he had re-established himself as the country's leading campaigner, getting lead out of petrol with Clear, becoming chairman of Friends of the Earth and founder of the Campaign for Freedom of Information, and running the Lib Dem 1992 General Election Campaign.
By 55 he had fashioned a career in business culminating in working as Director of Corporate and Public Affairs for BAA.
In his mid 60s he emerged as a poker player and author of an eagerly awaited book, the first-ever on British professional poker.
Des Wilson - Shelter founder, environmental campaigner and former president of the Liberal Democrats. Now a keen poker player and author of a book on the subject.
One UK's best known environmentalists, Tony is not only a speaker on such issues as sustainability and carbon reduction, but an empowering speaker on Leadership and leading change within an organisation.
Co-founder of Innocent drinks which was successfully sold to Coca Cola last year. An inspirational speaker on encouraging creativity and building brands.
Chief Executive and co-founder of the Award winning Eden Project near St Austell in Cornwall. It has had over 13 million visits and contributed over £1 billion to the Cornish economy.