The BMC team…
Award winning writer, activist, former speech writer to Charles Kennedy and co-founder.
Libby was a former Director of Student Experience and Academic Quality at Navitas, a leading global higher education provider where she designed, built and led on the student experience of 10 European pathway colleges.
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.
Film maker, arts consultant, Governor of Clyro Primary School and Heritage Learning Officer at Hay Castle.
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.
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.
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.
Peter T. Howe
Principal of UWC 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.
Andrew Nairne OBE
Director of Kettles Yard gallery, Cambridge and former Executive Director, Arts, for Arts Council England.
Dr. Havard Prosser
Former Chief Environmental Science Adviser, Welsh Government 2005-2010.
Sir Tim Smit
Entrepreneur and founder of the Eden Project.
Lord Chris Smith
Master of Pembroke College Cambridge, former Culture Secretary and former Chairman of the Environment Agency.
Edmund de Waal
Writer and artist.