Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper is a campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and one of the UK's best known environmentalists.

For the last 25 years he has worked for change toward a more sustainable society at local, national and international levels. From providing ecology and conservation experiences for primary school children, to making the case for new recycling laws, to orchestrating international campaigns for action on rainforests and climate change, his work inspires change.

 

Tony presently works as a Special Adviser to the Prince of Wales Rainforests Project - a two year-long initiative that seeks consensus on a new international mechanism to slow down tropical deforestation. He is also a Senior Associate with the Cambridge University Programme for Sustainability Leadership where he is designing new courses for senior executives and working as a member of the teaching faculty.

He advises several international companies on their sustainability strategies and frequently speaks and lectures on environmental and sustainability questions. He is a member of advisory panels with the Science Museum and British Council and is a member of the advisory board of Sandbag and a board member of Climate for Ideas. He is also an ambassador for the National Trust’s vision to restore a large area of Cambridgeshire wetlands around Wicken Fen.

Tony Juniper writes extensively and is the Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic’s Green Magazine (launched in December 2009). He contributes a weekly column on greener living for the Sunday Times’ Home section, writes a blog at The Guardian’s Comment is Free website and is regularly published in Resurgence magazine. Tony is also writing on a new book with HRH The Prince of Wales and Ian Skelly called Harmony, which is scheduled for publication by Harper Collins in 2010.