Change Makers

Circular Economy And Responsible Consumerism

In 2013, Tania and Jordyn started a conversation about plastic… how it was overflowing landfills, floating in the oceans, strangling marine life and causing all sorts of trouble....
Daniel Barry, founder of Marc Skid, LLC, a cheeky, eco-friendly underwear brand owner with a passion for giving back. Made with the finest cotton, Organic Pima, and with a recycled...
David and Stephanie Miles are the founders of Bushel & Peck Books, a revolutionary children's book company with a Book-for-Book Promise: for every book they sell, they donate o...
Rena Thomas is the Chief Development Officer and the blockchain software engineer, as well as, smart-contract developer at VeganNation. A former JP Morgan Chase professional, Rena ...
Rodrigo Aranda is the CEO and Co-Founder of Sintala Design, based in Segovia,  Spain. Sintala Design are creating beautiful products made from 100% solid wood, but all of the woo...
Matt is the Founder of the 'We Make Good Happen' movement.  After he met Bill Murray in George Clooney's house (yup, really), he was inspired to achieve 403 good deeds to impact ...
Jens is the Co-Founder of The Bear Kitchen, founded on a simple philosophy: eat like a bear. Favouring local produce and well-balanced food choices, The  Bear Kitchen focuses on ...
Michael Solomon is the founder and director of Profit Through Ethics Ltd, the London based social business that devised and developed the Responsible 100 concept and platform. S...
Samanta Skrivere is the founder of Ministry of Waste which tackles ocean-bound and beach plastics in Indonesia and connects local disadvantaged communities to global leaders of su...

Climate Change

Lasha Kvantalian is the founder of New York-based startup Treespond, a company that is working hard to recover national forests of California, aiming to plant one million trees in...
Emiliano Vettore is the co-founder of iGreengo, along with Diego Pellizzaro. Emiliano is an expert in developing measures to tackle climate change.  iGreengo is the first shari...
Ian Choo is currently the Founder and Managing Partner of Ekofolio, a fintech company based in Copenhagen, Denmark – whose mission is to make quality investments in forests avail...

Ecologically Sound Landscapes And Seas

Sophie is a Geology graduate and outdoor sports talent model, Pete is a professional freeride skier and photographer. Together they started a business that they thought could make ...
Martha Silcott is founder of FabLittleBag, a biodegradable bag as an alternative for flushing tampons and pads.   “Frustration inspired me - I hated the fact that used...
Richard is CEO of RanMarine Technology BV, incorporated in The Netherlands and based in Rotterdam, is an environmental technology company specifically focused on using Unmanned Au...
Marius Smit is a man with a special story, a unique profession and a challenging mission. He is the founder of Plastic Whale; the first professional plastic fishing company in the ...
Olivia Rosane is a freelance writer with an interest in ecological and social justice. She writes regularly for EcoWatch, and her work has also appeared in Real Life Magazine, YES!...
Francis Zoet is Chief Technology Officer at The Great Bubble Barrier. She has an M.Sc. in Sustainable energy and materials. Francis is working on product development of the Bubble ...
Saskia Studer is the Chief Creative Officer at The Great Bubble Barrier. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design and Autonomous Practice (Willem de Kooning Academy Rot...
Anne Marieke Eveleens is COO at The Great Bubble Barrier. She has an M.Sc. in Neurobiology and experience in the corporate environment. Anne Marieke focuses on company strategy and...
Noelle Pisacano is a Villanova University, Philadelphia, USA, graduate with a Bachelor of Science and a double major. She is  a passionate scientist, environmentalist and blogge...
Brad Frankel is founder of Flooglebinder, a BCorp organisation and Gold approved activity provider for Duke of Edinburgh, who are dedicated to conservation and sustainability, and...
Angela Haseltine Pozzi is founder of Washed Ashore, a travelling exhibit of artworks made from recycled plastics. She is the Executive Director at Artula Institute for Arts and Env...

Food Security

Alexander is one of the co-founders of Boroume (”We Can”), a leading food saving organization of Greece. A former advisor to the Prime Minister in Greece, Alex has devoted his ...

Health For All

Danny, Simon and Jehan started Who Gives A Crap when they learnt that 2.3 billion people across the world don't have access to a toilet. That's roughly 40% of the global population...
Jeroen van Overbeek is the Founder of Social Impakt, an Indonesian based Social Enterprise whose mission is to improve access to clean water in rural and remote areas in Indonesia ...
Aussie Couple Danielle & Micheal founded Opportunities for Life in 2013 with a focus on giving people clean drinking water. With a grass-roots approach, it all started in Cl...
Brigette Bard is the founder and CEO of BioSure UK. She is passionate about the role self testing has to play in allowing people to make informed choices and assume responsibility ...

Mental Health And Wellbeing

Alex is Founder of the Chatty Cafe Scheme which supports cafes to designate a 'Chatter & Natter' table where customers can sit if they are happy to talk to other customers. A...
George Bettany is the co-founder of Sanctus, aiming to put the world's first mental health Gym on the high street and make mental fitness as mainstream physical fitness. They aim...
James Routledge is the one of the founder of Sanctus, aiming to put the world's first mental health Gym on the high street and make mental fitness as mainstream physical fitness. ...
Rob Stephenson is the founder of Inside Out and Mind Cycle Tour, both tackling the stigma around mental-ill health. Rob is the founding Director of Maven Partners, a successful int...
Nick Skenderian is the Director of Program Development at Trauma Resource Institute in Claremont, California. He has a Master's in Global Health (with an emphasis in global mental...

Social Mobility And Equal Opportunity

Jasper (full name Hubert Thompson) was born in Jamaica but has lived in the UK for most of his adult life. He has always tried to help those less fortunate than himself but, in the...
Mursal Hedayat is co-founder and CEO of Chatterbox, a language learning service powered by refugees talent.
Asma is founder and CEO of You Make It, a London based employability programme with a creative and inspiring approach enabling young women to access tools, networks, experiences an...
Roxi Jahanshahi is programme manager at You Make It, a London based employability programme with a creative and inspiring approach enabling young women to access tools, networks, e...
Manon is Programme Coordinator at You Make It, a London based employability programme with a creative and inspiring approach enabling young women to access tools, networks, experie...
Mary Ann is the founder of Jijaze and she has two decades of years experience as a leader and practitioner in international development. Previously, she was the CEO of the charity ...
Deborah is the founder of Homes For All Oxfordshire. Deborah says: "I'm the founder and having gone through being homeless although only in a hotel for ten months. I am a amp...
Liz Edwards is one of the trustees of Homes 4 All Oxfordshire. She is a degree qualified youth and community worker, who has held a number of positions, both as an employee and vol...
Donna Harris is one of the trustees of Homes 4 All Oxfordshire. She is a  Behavioural and Experimental Economist, drawing insights from psychology, economics, and neuroscience. He...
Tami Warriner is one of the four trustees of Homes 4 All Oxfordshire. She is also a qualified social worker who specialised in adults with learning disabilities. She has worked wit...
After 20 years of running a market research consultancy and 6 years of voluntary work in the refugee sector, Anneke took an MA at SOAS specialising in ‘humanitarianism at home’...
Alex McCallion is founder of Greater Change, a mobile donation platform for the homeless, a social enterprise which helps people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. G...
Servane Mouzan's mission is to help women in social innovation to be more influential and better connected. She is a social entrepreneur and has founded Oguntê and the Imp...
Bryony Spooner is Marketing and Communications Director of Deki, a microfinance organisation delivering microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, enabling these entrepre...
Melanie Knight is CEO of Deki, a microfinance organisation delivering microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, enabling these entrepreneurs to start or develop a busine...
Misitia Ravaloson is founder of Change2R. She is a 23-year old Malagasy entrepreneur, aiming to raise awareness of social entrepreneurship and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals...
Victoria Ijeh is the founder and CEO of Iconic Steps, a social enterprise that gives hard-to-reach young people unique and exciting opportunities through training, masterclasses an...
Roz Thornton is the founder and Director of Amazing Women Global Ltd and Chair of her Local Community Action Group. She’s appeared on ITV’s The Chopping Block and is the winner...
Ted is one of of the founders of Redemption Roasters, founded in 2016. They support young offenders to successfully reintegrate into society through professional-level barista t...
Max is one of of the founders of Redemption Roasters, founded in 2016. They support young offenders to successfully reintegrate into society through professional-level barista ...

Sustainable Cities

Sarah Wyndham Lewis is co-founder of Bermondsey Street Bees, a multi-awardwinning sustainable beekeeping practice and artisan honey business, founded in 2007. It has over 100 hive...
Dale Gibson is co-founder of Bermondsey Street Bees, a multi-awardwinning sustainable beekeeping practice and artisan honey business, founded in 2007. It has over 100 hives in Cent...
  Joseph McKinney is the CEO and co-founder of Startup Societies Foundation.  He quit his career in electoral politics after learning that entrepreneurship and technology...
David says:  " I've lived in South London all my life and grew up in Putney/Wandsworth. I’m a happily married, father of four beautiful children, two teenagers, a three-year-...
Carolina Karlstrom is the founder and director of Jade Advisory Ltd., a small sustainability consultancy creating space for change in organisations and communities, through strateg...
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