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Invited by Robert Swan OBE, Ghazala joined the SPEC (South Pole Energy Challenge) expedition at 60 nautical miles from the South Pole; The Last Degree. The challenge was to walk to the South Pole, using only renewable energy, with the message that, if they could survive this way in Antarctica, the coldest, driest and most inhospitable place on Earth, we can easily make sustainable changes in our everyday lives.
Chair of GEN Community Ventures. Co-founder of Zopa and a Trustee and former CEO of Green Thing. He was a Partner of The Foundation, a leading growth and innovation consultancy.
Chris is best known for Gardener's World and the Flying Gardener while being a regular voice on Gardener's Questions Time on Radio 4.
Professor David Bellamy, botanist, writer and broadcaster has become one of the best-known and respected personalities in Britain. His numerous television and radio broadcasts communicate to thousands of people his enthusiasm and concern for the natural world. David Bellamy's travels take him across the world heralding the message that a new, enlightened view of conservation is needed and that every person has a part to play.
Founder and director of Clean Air in London. After a long career in banking he took up campaigning for the environment, and is now internationally recognised for championing the fight against pollution and the campaign for clean air.
Journalist and broadcaster who was the first woman to edit a broadsheet. Rosie was Boris Johnson's food Tsar and also involved in social and sustainability issues - she once lived rough for a week for a BBC documentary.
Professor Roland Clift - a member of the UK Ecolabelling Board and of the "Groupe des Sages" which advises the European Commission on aspects of Ecolabelling
Garden designer with a growing TV profile, probably best known as the Blue Peter gardener, Chris has appeared on many programmes including Gardeners World, BBC Breakfast and This Morning.
John Craven is the presenter of "CountryFile" having made his name on Newsround.
A lively and engaging science broadcaster, journalist and astrophysicist. A space specialist, she’s worked at NASA and been involved with the various private space initiatives currently in development in the US including programmes backed by Amazon, Virgin and Elon Musk, and has even conducted interviews with Buzz Aldrin!
Jonathan Dimbleby has a long distinguished career as a TV and radio broadcaster and writer. He has chaired 'Any Questions' since 1987 and presented series including 'First Tuesday' and 'One the Record' as well as being the anchor for General Election coverage.
Monty's personal story is one of triumph over adversity including overcoming bankruptcy and depression to the glittering career he has now. He's incredibly engaging, charismatic and passionate about how we can all make the world a better place through reconnecting with each other.
A visionary strategic thinker and leader, with proven capability delivering strategic and operational transformation. Diplomatically trained with outstanding inter-personal and media communication skills; uniquely capable of uniting stakeholders (national and international), in common purpose. Awarded Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire – Military Division (CBE) in June 2017.
Co-founder of Green & Black's, the world's first organic chocolate, and the first Fairtrade marked product. The tale of how it all began has become a blueprint for sustainable business everywhere, studied in business schools and featured in countless newspaper stories, from Newsweek to the UK's The Daily Telegraph.
A member of the Henry Doubleday Research Association and the Soil Association, Bob practises what he preaches with his own organic garden in Norfolk. He lectures widely and can be heard on Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.
Ben originally came to fame on BBC series Castaway, and has subsequently made his name as a rural presenter on programmes such as Countryfile. He is also an explorer/adventurer having rowed the Atlantic naked with James Cracknell and also raced to the South Pole.
Former Tomorrow's World and Robot Wars presenter. Philippa has a degree in environmental science and now produces and presents wildlife programmes for the BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic.
The Juggling Coach and Environmentalist. Dusty has been a professional juggler and delivers juggling workshops and sessions for corporate events to demonstrate accelerated learning. Dusty is also a founder of Green Roofs and passionate environmentalist.
James Glancy is wildlife conservationist and former military commander. A proven leader, James served in the British Special Forces and Royal Marines, deploying on multiple tours around the world.
At twenty-three, Bear Grylls became the youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest. Two years before, he had broken his back in a parachuting accident. Since then he has circumnavigated Britain on a jet ski, was the first person to canoe the antarctic and was the first person to paraglide over Everest. A born adventurer.
Polar explorer and an authority on Climate Change, having seen its effects first hand. Pen is unique in combining a business background, and exceptional team leadership experience, with recent, world class, ground-breaking achievements in the Arctic and Antarctic.
Dave Hampton's career spans design, engineering, architecture, property, construction, facilities and innovation and he has advised on sustainability, social responsibility, and environmental and energy management. As the Carbon Coach he is equally at home in the boardroom and the boiler room.
For over a quarter of a century Roger Harrabin has been one of the media's most influential voices on environment, transport, energy and related topics. He is currently the BBC's Environment Analyst, working across all media from the Today Programme to the Ten O'Clock News, Newsnight and BBC World.
Oliver is a key proponent of sustainable living and eco design. In recent years Oliver has acted as a media spokesperson for both the Waste and Resources Action Programme and the Energy Saving Trust. He has written green design features for Friends of the Earth and currently writes a weekly design column for The Observer magazine.
Experienced TV presenter (From Countrywise to That's Life, Watchdog and Food and Drink) Paul is an excellent speaker and host, a natural story teller, and also a very experienced sailor. His latest venture is to circumnavigate the treacherous waters around Cape Horn.
Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile to millions of viewers each Sunday evening. But farming and conservation are Adam's first passions.
Chris is a highly respected communicator and driver of positive change; famous surfer, Former sustainability director of The Eden Project, Chris Hines MBE now has a new initiative Grain of Sand.
Versatile presenter best known from the BBC's Springwatch and numerous wildlife programmes.
Was President of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1989 to 1991. He is an architect, writer and regular radio and television broadcaster. Very good at speaking to a specific brief.
In 2019 Hannah completed the selection process for SAS-Who-Dares Wins. Surviving in arctic conditions in the Chilean Andes, Hannah was the first intake which included female recruits and was one of the only 2 females to complete the course. An inspirational speaker.
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.
Founder of Tribewanted, a company which builds crowd-funded sustainable communities, made famous by the Fijian island venture on Vorovoro and now also in Sierra Leone. Ben is also an author, speaker and social entrepreneur.
Founder and CEO of Pavegen Systems, an innovative clean technology company. Passionate about entrepreneurship and technology, he is a regular speaker at global events.
The first Mayor of London until he was defeated by Boris Johnson, Ken's biggest challenge was to tackle the capital's aging transport infrastructure and introduced bendy buses, Oyster cards and the congestion charge. A champion of the environment, he is now a regular radio presenter on LBC, covering just about everything.
Best known for playing Kryten in the popular sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf and the presenter of Scrapheap Challenge. Robert is also a comedian and writer, with an interest in science and he is a champion of electric vehicles..he has a YouTube series where he interviews people driving around in a Tesla
Sian Lloyd is probably best known for her distinctive presenting style on ITV National Weather. She was also seen on ITV's second season of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. Sian has also appeared on Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes!
Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes. He is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
Explorer, entomologist, zoologist and TV presenter whose programmes include Ultimate Swarms, Planet Ant and After Life - The Science of Decay.
Andy is founder and Director of the TYF Group, an award winning education, adventure and development provider based in St.David's on the west coast of Wales. TYF employs 30 people and is one of the UK's leading examples of sustainable business.
Founder of People Tree and MD of ethical footwear brand Po-Zu. Over the course of her career, Safia Minney has been a pioneer in ethical business, establishing Fair Trade supply chain solutions, defining PR and marketing campaigns and defining the strategic directions needed to reach new markets.
Sarah is the BBC's environment correspondent and a regular contributer to Radio 4's 'Farming Today'
Simon presents "Find it, Fix it, Flog it" for Channel 4. He has a strong interest in ecology and is uncompromising in his attitude towards our interaction with the natural environment. He speaks on his acting and presenting career and subsequently on his beliefs in corporate social responsibility.
TV presenter, naturalist, wildlife expert, photographer and author.
Engineering graduate, and award-winning investigative journalist Andy is an innovative Eco-Adventurer. His expeditions include driving a cooking oil powered bus round the world; a chocolate powered lorry to Timbuktu and organising the Grease to Greece rally. He talks about sustainability, challenges and teamwork.
Programme Director of Forum for the Future and Chairman of the UK Sustainable Development Commission. Renowned environmental speaker.
John Prescott rose from ship's steward to Deputy Prime Minister, via a degree in economics and a spell in the European Parliament. Perhaps his most significant achievement was to lead negotiations at Kyoto, resulting in the first international treaty on climate change.
The only person to have completed a long distance swim in every ocean of the world,as well as at the north pole. Lewis Pugh campaigns for the protection of the environment and is an acclaimed motivational speaker on the international circuit.
A lifetime of exploring, adventure, travel and enquiry, make Paul Rose a popular business and motivational speaker. As a consultant he specialises in providing leading edge thinking to align business with global sustainability issues.
Craig Sams set up Green & Black's with wife Jo Fairley. It was the world's first organic chocolate, and their Maya Gold bar was the first Fairtrade-marked product to be launched. The tale of Green & Black's has now become a blueprint for sustainable business everywhere, studied in business schools and featured in countless newspaper stories, from Newsweek to the UK's The Daily Telegraph.
Ocean Rower and Environmental Campaigner who holds four World Records, including First Woman to Row Three Oceans: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and was named National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2010. Quite a departure from her original career as a management consultant!
Feargal delivers talks about the business of music, past and present, and how the industry has had to adapt and evolve to the many challenges from new technology. As a musician he had number one hits with Teenage Kicks (with the Undertones) and A Good Heart (as a solo artist) before going into management and subsequently regulation – he negotiated the extension of copyright.
Observer columnist and science and environment specialist, Lucy is a journalist, author and broadcaster who specialises in ecological and ethical lifestyle matters.
With more than 20 years experience in environmental management and sustainability Phil regularly presents at conferences on topics ranging from climate change, CSR and sustainable development.
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.
Charlotte presents Radio 4's Farming Today and is a regular contributor to Countryfile on BBC1.
A popular speaker at awards, after dinners and conferences, Ed draws on his adventure survival skills with humour and insight to inspire others to stretch their horizons and believe that they can do so much more.
Michaela Strachan is a BAFTA award winning presenter. She presents Spring/Autumn/Winterwatch on BBC and was previously a regular presenter on Countryfile, along with various wildlife documentaries such as the Elephant Diaries.
An energetic and versatile television presenter, retired Lieutenant Colonel and man of many interests. From 'Scrapheap Challenge' to 'It's Not Easy Being Green', to his current "Big Little Railway" series, Dick has been involved in an exciting range of programmes and was even a finalist in ‘Celebrity Master Chef!"
Polar explorer and environmental campaigner who is a top international motivational speaker. First man to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles.
After Dinner Speaker and awards host, Quentin is a Former Top Gear and Fifth Gear host. He is one of the best-known motoring authorities in the UK and an established television personality who specialises in consumer journalism. Particularly keen on green motoring!