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Our TOP TEN Speakers for World Earth Day 2021

26th Mar 2021

World Earth Day is on 22nd April 2021.

This is a great opportunity for companies to reflect upon their own environmental impact and how they can make their businesses more sustainable. Our Environment and Sustainability Speakers are able to offer personalised keynotes to your employees and/or customers, sharing their expertise on the topic.

Below are just 10 of our expert speakers for (virtual) events this World Earth Day –


Ben Fogle

Perhaps he’s not best known as a ‘sustainability expert’, but British Broadcaster Ben Fogle is a great choice of motivational speaker if you’re looking for a well known voice to inspire environmental change.

Having fronted wildlife conservation programmes for over two decades, Ben has experienced first-hand the environmental effects of climate change. Alongside athlete and adventurer James Cracknell OBE, Ben has rowed the Atlantic, crossed Antarctica, walked the Sahara and travelled the Empty Quarter on camel.

In 2017, Ben was announced as new United Nations Patron of the Wilderness.

By meeting political and business leaders around the world, Fogle will help give a voice to the Wilderness. He will also participate in the development of global outreach programmes and highlight, through expeditions, our impact on the environment, bringing a code of ethics to adventuring and promoting the concept of “leaving no trace” to ensure our actions do not damage the environment wherever we go.

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To book Ben Fogle contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Chris Hines MBE Hon.D.Sc

Chris Hines was a Co-founder and Director of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) from 1990 till 2000, which was regarded as “some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” by the BBC and “Britain’s coolest pressure group,” by the Independent.

Chris works in strategic planning, communications, leadership and embedding sustainability principles as part of a profitable business, and strongly believes that business can be a force for good in a challenging world.

To book Chris Hines MBE contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Lucy Siegle

Looking for a specialist in economical and ethical living? Broadcaster, journalist and author Lucy Siegle is a regular commentator on environmental concerns. Lucy has hosted events for Greenbuild, The Yorkshire Post, and Ben and Jerry’s. She is the co-founder of the Green Carpet Challenge with Livia Firth – an initiative to get sustainable fashion at international events.

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To book Lucy Siegle contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

David Saddington

David Saddington has seen the impacts of climate change first-hand, from leading scientific expeditions to melting ice caps to working across Africa to build resilience to extreme weather. A keen environmentalist and climate change influencer, David has revolutionised government policy and sustainable business strategy.

He specialises in helping business ‘go green’ and is on the board of Nile Rodgers ‘We Are Family Foundation’ to support young entrepreneurs.

David Saddington young climate change expert speaker at Great British Speakers
To book David Saddington contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Natalie Fee

Natalie Fee is an award-winning environmental campaigner, author, speaker and founder of City to Sea, a non-profit organisation running campaigns to stop plastic pollution at source.

She has been campaigning against single-use plastic since 2014, founded City to Sea back in 2015 and mostly spends her time connecting to nature, getting inspired by people who know how to fix the mess we’re in and then finding new ways to tell the stories that might just save us, and the magical world we live in, from climate breakdown.

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To book Natalie Fee contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Lynne Lambourne

Lynne is an incredibly passionate Interior Designer who specialises in sustainability through upcycling and using recycled materials. Lynne also runs a movement called ‘Warriors on Waste’ where she campaigns against the use of Single Use Plastic, and promotes the use of products made from recycled plastics and ocean waste in her designs.

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To book Lynne Lambourne contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Oliver regularly presents seminars on the subject of sustainable homes and lifestyles at prestigious design events such as EcoBuild, Grand Designs Live, 100% Design, the Ideal Home Show, and the National Home Improvement Show. He also vets the Eco Trail at Clarion events Top Drawer and Pulses trade shows at Olympia.

Oliver Heath

Oliver Heath helped to establish the interior and architecture practice, Blustin Heath Design, with business partner Nikki Blustin in 1999 and in 2006, co-founded EcoCentric.co.uk, an online ethical retailer dedicated to interiors products reflecting Oliver’s own sustainable, eco style.

Having completed a full environmental refurbishment of his own home in Brighton, Oliver hopes to promote the concepts of “practical and style led sustainability” to a wide audience, demonstrating principles of low energy living, reuse and ingenious recycling to all homes and businesses.

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To book Oliver Heath contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Roddy Clarke

With a background in restoration, Roddy has a passion for the positive social and environmental impacts design can have, especially within the home. Striving towards enhancing the circular economy, Roddy also works as a journalist and speaker focusing on what true sustainability really means today and how we can incorporate a ‘circular economy’ into the workplace environment.

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To book Roddy Clarke contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Catherine Capon

Catherine Capon is a British Naturalist and Environmental Activist who is passionate about Responsible Ecotourism. Having always been bewitched by wildlife, Catherine studied ecology and zoology at Imperial College London and although fascinated by the theories, she yearned to see these exotic creatures in their environment. Her first wildlife expedition was to study bats in Honduras.

Today, Catherine considers herself an eco-adventurer and uses her platform to discuss how tourism and the environment can work hand-in-hand to enhance wildlife conversation and sustainability.

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To book Catherine Capon contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

David Shukman

David is the BBC’s Science Editor, a post he has held since in 2012. He is acclaimed for his innovative reporting from the frontlines of global change. As the BBC’s on-screen climate specialist for the Live Earth concerts, and a regular public speaker and conference chair, he is hugely experienced and really enjoys connecting with an audience.

He has the ability to guide the corporate world through the challenging environmental and scientific issues facing business today and enables them to make positive changes to the way they operate in order to enhance economic and environmental effectiveness.

David Shukman BBC science environment editor STEM host speaker at Great British Speakers
To book David Shukman contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com

Make An Enquiry

At Great British Speakers, we have many more Environmental and Sustainability Speakers to offer than those listed above.

And if you’re not quite sure on the perfect sustainability speaker for your event, then our directors Jane and Steve will work closely with you to help you create a shortlist of options based on your brief and budget.  

So call +44 (0) 1753 439 289 or email janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com as soon as you are ready to start your search.

And now many of our speakers can also be booked for voiceovers too! – contact alex@greatbritishvoices.co.uk for more info

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