Author and Activist
Paul is one of the world’s most experienced and respected corporate advisors and advocates on the business strategy and economic implications of sustainability and climate change.
He works with the CEOs and Executives of many leading corporations around the world and has spoken to hundreds of business conferences and public forums. Amongst his various current roles, he is a Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Programme on Sustainability Leadership.
With nearly 40 years experience on sustainability as a corporate advisor, activist leader, businessman and thought leader, Paul provides deep insights into the challenges and opportunities that environmental and social trends present for society, companies and investors. His book The Great Disruption was published by Bloomsbury in the United States and Europe in April 2011 to wide acclaim.
Paul’s experience and career has seen him go from serving in the Australian military, to being global head of Greenpeace to being owner and CEO of two companies, strategy consultancy Ecos Corporation and energy efficiency company Easy Being Green.
He has advised the CEOs and Executives of companies like DuPont, Ford Motor Company, Fonterra, BHP Billiton, Diageo and many others. He has also maintained close links with the NGO community and helped to develop stronger partnerships, understanding and relationships with business.