Daphne Laurence

Hi there, I'm an animal rights and sustainability activist who wants to creatively inspire and spread a good message. I studied Law, specialising in human rights at Carleton University and Erasmus in the Netherlands.

Tami Pein

I'm an Environment and Business Sustainability student at the University of Leeds. The course specialises tools and techniques for sustainable business, qualitative and quantitative research, community engagement and event management.

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Breitner Marczewski

My name is Breitner Marczewski and I work as an Energy Engineer at General Motors. Our department improves our sites by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies to drive down energy and water consumption. Being sustainable is the best way to bring balance in all aspects of our lives.

Anastasia Zouto

I am a sustainability consultant based in Athens, Greece and my focus is in sustainable sports events where I provide the organising committee with the appropriate knowledge on how to reduce negative environmental impacts as well as raising environmental awareness to all stakeholders and participants involved.

Julien Goalabre

To support projects with meaningful outcomes is my addiction! I founded the festival TrashStock Mustik Artistik Plastik, a Bali based 2 days event of art exhibition with artwork using or inspired by plastic pollution as well as concert by environmentalist bands. Of course, everything is made to be as sustainable as possible.

Amanda Fishburn

Amanda Fishburn is the Vice President of Operations for IGNITION Design Group. IGNITION is an events and exhibition company which has a core ethos for sustainability. We work in the growing trend of virtual meetings and multi hub meetings, which help bring people together to inspire while reducing the carbon footprint of long haul travel. We execute sustainable design for our exhibitions. 

Aileen Crawford

Aileen has been Head of the Glasgow Convention Bureau since 2011, which has been voted the UK’s best convention bureau every year since 2007. She is currently on the Board of ICCA UK and Ireland, is a former board member of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) and is a champion of meetings industry collaboration and best practice.

Amy Corcoran

After the H&M factory collapse in Rana Plaza I vowed to make a very personal effort to not add to the throwaway society that we seem to have become - factories making cheap clothes that then go into landfill after one wear.

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Vix Lawson

I run Bough to Beauty Bespoke, we supply luxury eco friendly sustainable products to a variety of interesting hospitality and events clients. We design and manufacture our range of products in the UK from sustainably sourced wood from managed forests to reduce the environmental impact of these industries.

Ambika Sangaran

Ambika is interested in building an ecosystem that supports sustainable businesses in Malaysia. She concentrates in sustainability management, sustainable events management, impact measurement and sustainability reporting. She currently works with Biji-Biji Initiative.

Safi Roshdy

I'm a multilingual expatriate in Dubai, with local experience in public service and event/ project management. I like to inspire an ethical, mindful, productive and smart lifestyle/ organizational culture, and to work on living with integrity. Sustainability makes sense and brings out the best in us!

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Alicia Dadlani

Alicia studies PPE at Durham University and became passionate about sustainability whilst on her year abroad in Barcelona, studying under Marc Le Menestrel.
She is currently writing her dissertation, giving a philosophical argument in defence of corporate social responsibility. This has driven her to find out more about how business can incorporate a sustainable protocol into their core practises.

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Aurora Dawn Reinke

As a sustainability consultant, speaker, teacher, and researcher in the hospitality industry, I am passionate about raising awareness of the ripple effect sustainable tourism has on people and places globally. 

Claudia van’t Hullenaar

Claudia is a multilingual professional with multidisciplinary experience in global corporations and agencies. She has been working for 20 years in the field of live communication and marketing. She helps design strategic and measurable programs that create value and sustained impact.

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Nuray Huseynzade

In developing countries like mine (Azerbaijan), where events are commonly held to promote a country, it is obvious how our actions negatively affect all three dimensions of sustainability and put next generation in danger. I think sustainability actions is a key solution to minimising negative effects now and eliminate any in the future.

Charlie Mason

I'm an Events Management student at Manchester Metropolitan University, I was introduced to sustainability in events this year and I felt obliged to join the cause and promote sustainability in any way I can.

Mariska Kesteloo

President of MPI Belgium, the international association of meeting professionals. Our goal is to share knowledge, experience, trends and developments from inside our industry with our members. Sustainability is a part of our industry. 

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Graham Ross

Graham Ross is CEO of Kusaga Athletic, pioneers in future fabrics and lifestyle apparel. He provides strategic growth advice to planet friendly companies.

Maddalena Brunasti

The MEDITERRANEAN DIET 4 GLOBAL GOALS is a project, and a perspective: the method drafted by a team of professionals engaged in the research to pursue sustainable development's goals with education, by the safeguard of the ICH UNESCO Mediterranean Diet's SdV - System of Values and Life-Style.

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Angeles Moreno

I believe a better world evolves through the combined skills of creative thinking, committed attitude, and compassionate humans with a common goal. I dream of sustainability being a path of living for a better world.