Change starts with people. We've got a small, agile team, a supportive and active board of trustees and a knowledgeable and influential advisory board.
Award winning writer, activist, former speech writer to Sir Menzies Campbell and Charles Kennedy and co-founder.
Dr. Libby Pearson
Chief Operating Officer
Libby was a former Director of Student Experience and Academic Quality at Navitas, where she designed and built the student experience of 10 European pathway colleges.
Director of Communications
Former project director and health sector lead at Central Office of Information and marketing consultant for broad range of businesses.
Community Training Coordinator
Founder of Community Interest Company, Gap Learning, delivering a programme of courses for all ages to over 1000 learners and winning an ‘Excellence Award’ from Cambridgeshire County Council.
Experienced business development and project manager. Previously worked for Prince’s Trust Cymru, National Museum of Wales and ran the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition
Director of Green Valleys CIC renewable energy company and energy entrepreneur.
Cllr. Emily Durrant
Former activist, participatory research and corporate responsibility consultant and now Wales’ only Green Party County Councilor. Chair of the Policy Forum at Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.
Chair of the University of the Arts London, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, former chair of Stonewall and many other charities and partner in law firm Pinsent Mason.
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.
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 on the Welsh borders.
Film maker, arts consultant and Governor of Clyro Primary School.
Prof. Owen Sheers
Award winning writer, professor of creativity at Swansea University and co-founder.
Andrew Nairne OBE
Director of Kettles Yard gallery, Cambridge and former Executive Director, Arts, for Arts Council England.
Baroness Rosie Boycott
Writer, broadcaster and food and farming specialist.
Dr. Havard Prosser
Former Chief Environmental Science Adviser, Welsh Government 2005-2010.
Dr. Jane Davidson
Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Wales, Trinity St Davids and former Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing in the Welsh Government.
Edmund de Waal
Writer and artist.
Sustainable Agriculture Consultant for Ricardo Energy & Environment.
Lord Chris Smith
Master of Pembroke College Cambridge, former Culture Secretary and former Chairman of the Environment Agency.
Author, journalist and environmental activist.
Director, Ty Mawr Lime Ltd.
Director, Hay Festival.
Peter T. Howe
Principal of UWC Atlantic College
Prof. Alan Lovell
Former Dean, University of Glamorgan, Business School.
Prof. Brigid Hogan
Chair of Cell Biology, Duke University, USA.
Prof. David Helfand
Chair, Astrophysics, Columbia University and President Emeritus, Quest University, Canada.
Writer and academic.
Sir Tim Smit
Entrepreneur and founder of the Eden Project.
Well-Being and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.