Ed Gillespie

Ed is a writer, communications specialist, serial entrepreneur and futurist. He co-founded Futerra, an internationally renowned change agency that specialises in business transformation and creative campaigns – including work on award-winning corporate sustainability initiatives. Ed is a seasoned sustainable traveller – he circumnavigated the globe without getting on a plane and wrote, ‘Only Planet – a flight-free adventure around the world,’ a book about his 381 day, 33 country, 45,000 mile trip. He is also, along with fellow futurist Mark Stevenson, one half of ‘The Futurenauts’ who do talks, live stage shows and a popular podcast.

“I’ve worked on climate change for the best part of two decades and I love the fact that Energy Revolution takes a really, positive and creative approach to tackling what is almost always an event’s biggest environmental impact – the travel miles generated by eager punters getting there!”