Emma Channon

I'm an Australian-born journalist for leading events title, M&IT magazine (Meetings & Incentive Travel). I am passionate about sustainability because this isn't our planet to destroy and it would be devastating to lose natural wonders like the Great Barrier Reef.

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Gill Thomson

 I work in sustainable tourism and have for many years. I am looking at starting to work within the education sector so thought this would be a good way to mentor people but also keep an eye on what is going on within industry.

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Mohamed Shehata

I have strong sustainability goals and eradication of poverty and work to consolidate the spirit of justice and the elimination of unemployment as well as the development of society and reduce pollution because it will lead to environmental risks

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Emma Simpkin

I'm a Chemical engineering student at the University of Bath and festival enthusiast. Through volunteering with Oxfam Stewards saw how much of an impact events can have on the local community and the environment.

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Claire O'Neill

Claire is the Co Founder of A Greener Festival (AGF), Event Producer and Programmer of Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI), Creative Producer & Aerialist for Arcadia Spectacular.

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Heather Lishman

A graduate of the University of Surrey, Heather had roles with DeVere, InitialStyle Conferences and Quality in Tourism before forming her own business in 2010 providing services to a diverse range of hospitality organisations.

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Jacob Knight

 I live and work within Bristol, England. I work at the SS Great Britain Trust within the Marketing and Events departments. I am also currently studying for a BA Hons in Business Management and Events, at the Bristol Business School/University of the West of England.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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