Paul is an independent writer, advisor and advocate for action on climate change and sustainability. He has been an activist and social entrepreneur for 35 years and is widely recognised as a global authority and thought leader on sustainability and on its implications for business and social change. He lives on a blueberry farm in southern Tasmania, Australia with his wife and children.
He has also served as CEO of a range of innovative NGO’s and companies including Greenpeace International and two companies he owned - Ecos Corporation and Easy Being Green. He has worked on business strategy with the CEOs and executives of many leading companies including globally with DuPont, Diageo, BHP Billiton and Ford. He also helped to establish and served on the board of a number of non-profit groups. His speaking and work has taken him to over 30 countries.
His current roles include as a member of the Core Faculty at Cambridge University’s Program for Sustainability Leadership. “The Great Disruption” is his first book and was published globally by Bloomsbury in 2011.
His blog, The Cockatoo Chronicles, has subscribers around the world and can be found at www.paulgilding.com