5 speakers 15 minutes each

Ed Gillespie

A NEW NARRATIVE FOR HUMANITY: STORY TELLING FOR THE FUTURE

Ed Gillespie is a writer, communications specialist, green entrepreneur and futurist. He is the author of Only Planet: a Flight-free Adventure around the World and the co-founder of Futerra, a change agency which has become internationally renowned for it’s influential and award-winning work on some of the biggest corporate sustainability initiatives. Ed is also actively involved in a number of pioneering businesses such as Zero Carbon Food, and is also a London Sustainable Development Commissioner, advising the Mayor and the Greater London Authority on green entrepreneurship and clean-tech. Ed believes our story, if not broken, is breaking. Stories are our organising framework, the library of humanity. What might be the story of a better future? The principles to reconnect, ground and transform ourselves today, for the tomorrow we need? Ed explores the story of what might come next...