The BMC team…
Award winning writer, activist, former speech writer to Charles Kennedy and co-founder.
Director of Green Valleys CIC renewable energy company and energy entrepreneur.
Dr. Bill Newton Smith
Philosopher of science and for 20 years head of George Soros’s higher education programme, establishing over 20 universities around the world.
Cllr. Emily Durrant
Former activist, corporate responsibility consultant and now Wales first Green Party County Councilor.
Chairman of the Wye & Usk Foundation, Convener of Court (Chair) of the University of Glasgow, formerly a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and of Investec Asset Management, and hailing from a corn merchant family in Kington.
Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, former chair of Stonewall and many other charities.
Prof. Owen Sheers
Award winning writer, professor of creativity at Swansea University and co-founder.
Dame Rosie Boycott
Writer, broadcaster and food and farming specialist.
Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Wales, Trinity St David and former Minister of Education, Welsh Government.
Director, Ty Mawr Lime Ltd.
Director, Hay Festival.
Prof David Helfand
Chair, Astrophysics, Columbia University and President Emeritus, Quest University, Canada.
Prof. Brigid Hogan
Chair of Cell Biology, Duke University, USA.
Principal, Atlantic College.
Well-Being and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.
Prof Alan Lovell
Former Dean, University of Glamorgan, Business School.
Author, journalist and environmental activist.
Writer and academic.
Dr. Havard Prosser
Former Chief Environmental Science Adviser, Welsh Government 2005-2010.
Sir Tim Smit
Entrepreneur and founder of the Eden Project.
Writer, activist and food and farming pioneer.
Edmund de Waal
Writer and artist.
Local Steering Group
CEO, Barcroft Media
Teacher trainer and convenor of Raven Drama
Director, Welsh Lavender Ltd. and former journalist
Programme Manager, Hay Castle Trust
Chair of Glasbury Arts
Director of Sustainability, Hay Festival
Lecturer and musician
Artist and writer
Project Officer, Housing Development, Powys County Council
Cllr William Powell
County Councilor and Mayor of Talgarth
Chief Executive of Gwent Wildlife Trust
Businessman and environmental entrepreneur
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University, previously taught at Ruskin College of Art, Dartington College of Art, Oxford University and University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.
Director, Peak Cymru
Chair of Talgarth Re-generation Group
Head, Gwernyfed High School
Head of Access, Engagement and Performance, Torfaen County Council