Ed Gillespie

Author, futurist, campaigner, joker, slow traveller, urban cyclist, balcony gardener, and chef who subverts dominant paradigms through FUN

Ed is a former marine biologist turned sustainability campaigner and consultant. in 2001 he Co-Founded one of the leading specialist change agencies internationally who help their clients to 'Imagine Better' and make it happen. In 2007-8 he circumnavigated the globe without flying and wrote a book about it: 'Only Planet - a flight-free adventure around the world'. He's a serial green entrepreneur involved in a number of environmental start-ups including 'Zero Carbon Food', 'Loco2' and 'Snact'. Ed also sits on the London Sustainable Development Commission and is a Director of Greenpeace UK. He lives in Brixton, South London, loves cooking for friends and cycling on his trusty, rusty Dutch bicycle.