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.
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.
Steve is a property entrepreneur and successful businessman, with a keen interest in personal development. He left school at 16 with no formal qualifications, yet built a series of successful businesses - like all entrepreneurs there have been setbacks along the way, but he has dealt with them, which is what has ensured his route back to success.
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.
Former CEO of BP. Keynote business speaker who transformed a national company, challenged a global industry and changed corporate culture.
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
Communications entrepreneur and humanitarian, Simon Cohen; gave £1m company away rather than 'selling out'. Putting the best interest of the company ahead of Financial gain. Now TED speaker and international event host, Simon gives keynotes on Leadership, Core Values and advises social leaders and activists to help multiply their impact.
Since starting his entrepreneurial career aged 19, Sam has mentored thousands of talented young entrepreneurs and hustlers around the world.
John Craven is the presenter of "CountryFile" having made his name on Newsround.
Serial Entrepreneur whose price comparison website Simply Switch, was sold to DMGT for £22m. Her most recent venture, CrowdMission is a crowd funding site. A great speaker.
Founder of ebookers.com, who has gone on to invest in sustainable education and ecotourism.
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.
Tim started out in advertising, before moving setting up cobra sports, described by 3i as 'a gem of a company'. He is now a bestselling author and business speaker whose book called "I want to make a difference" is all about understanding people's need for personal and professional excellence.
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.
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.
Former top athlete and four time Olympian Donna holds the rare distinction of representing Great Britain at four successive Olympic Games (1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008). She now focuses on motivational and inspirational presentations to companies, schools and universities.
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.
Founder of Peace One Day (POD) which created and promotes the UN backed Peace Day on 21st September each year. A big part of PoDs awareness campaign is through educational materials which are supplied to schools around the world, including many online learning tools.
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the mind, how the brain generates consciousness and novel approaches to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. She appears regularly on radio and television and frequently gives talks to the public and private sector.
Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete ever! She is now an active member of the Upper House and a popular speaker.
Tanni Grey Thompson
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.
Coffee Republic founder and creator of Skinny Candy. After floating Coffee Republic she wrote "Anyone can do it". Her book 'Switched On' is about developing the entrepreneurial mindset in large corporations. She speaks with passion about building an entrepreneurial spirit within organisations.
Social Pantry not only produces delicious food but works with the charity Key for Life, employing ex-offenders and helping to rehabilitate young men post release from prison.
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.
Anna Hemmings was 6 times World Kayak Champion and is a truly motivating speaker. Anna fought back from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) to regain her European and World titles. Drawing on her own experiences, she inspires her audience and shows how you can achieve anything you put your mind to.
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.
Larry spent 10 years as a Director of British Airways and the loyalty management company, Air Miles, in both New York and London.
Versatile presenter best known from the BBC's Springwatch and numerous wildlife programmes.
Former child soldier from South Sudan, turned international recording artist, activist and philanthropist. He is owner of Gatwitch Records, Jal Gua Foods and founder of Gua Africa charity. Jal’s vision is to share his experiences for social emotional learning through the Arts Business and Philanthropy, in order to create a higher state of conscious global awakening.
Poppy Jamie is an entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and entertainment presenter. At 25 Poppy founded her first start-up, an accessories brand “Pop and Suki” with best friend and model/actress Suki Waterhouse. At 26 Poppy founded Happy Not Perfect (HNP) a mental well-being start-up application and corresponding product line which is being launched in 2018.
Sanderson Jones is far from your average comedian. He knows how to start a business from scratch and all that goes into it and is the Co-Founder of a non-religious church The Sunday Assembly; of which there are now 28 assemblies worldwide.
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.
Former Director of the John Lewis Partnership and consumer journalist. Penny is also well known as a royal commentator, and has been writing well-respected, best-selling biographies for over 20 years.
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.
Roman has been named by The Observer as one of Britain’s leading popular philosophers. His writings have been widely influential amongst political and ecological campaigners, education reformers, social entrepreneurs and designers. An acclaimed public speaker, his talks and workshops have taken him from a London prison to Google’s headquarters in California.
Tony Blair's Middle East envoy. Lord Levy is a successful businessman and one of the UK's top fundraisers, having raised millions for both political and charitable causes.
Pinky acts as development consultant with some of the major food companies in Europe including Sharwoods, and advises on a range of Indian food products stocked by Sainsburys, Morrisons and Tesco. She also founded and chairs The Asian Women of Achievement Awards.
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.
Reza Mahammad - celebrity TV chef and popular Indian restauranteur.
Former boxing promoter who came out as transgender in 2014. Speaks candidly about her transition and challenges faced, while still happy to reflect on her career as a boxing promoter.
Blind comedian, writer and actor who is a regular on the live comedy circuit.
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.
Former army officer who lost his lower right arm and leg while clearing mines. He has gone to become a well-known speaker on the subjects of change management, motivation, leadership and the concept of limitation.
Chris Moon MBE
Presents Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 and is a respected journalist and broadcaster who has interviewed PM's, Cabinet Ministers, church and business leaders and the Royal Family.
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.
Popular science broadcaster and speaker. Best known for Tomorrow's World, Maggie is a top choice for corporate events.
Maggie Philbin OBE
Former GMTV presenter and broadcaster. A popular awards host and conference chair
Having suffered from anaphylaxis since she was two years old, Julianne wanted to launch a range of “free from” foods with good nutrition. At just 22 years old, she acquired, via a Management Buy Out, Creative Nature, a superfood brand that was struggling with heavy losses and turned it around into profit within 24 months.
Programme Director of Forum for the Future and Chairman of the UK Sustainable Development Commission. Renowned environmental speaker.
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.
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.
Achieving sustainable success by adopting a healthy corporate culture has been Carole Spiers' mission for the past 20 years. She brings together the often conflicting aims of individual empowerment and executive management - proving to corporate businesses that empowered employees improve performance and increase profit.
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.