Ed Gillespie

Creative Director and Owner, Futerra, 
Ed Gillespie, Creative Director and Owner, Futerra

Ed Gillespie is Co-Founder of Futerra, one of the world’s only communications consultancies to specialise solely in sustainable development and corporate social responsibility where he has shaped and driven the creative direction of Futerra’s work since its foundation.

Aside from writing regularly for the Guardian, Ed is a highly sought after public speaker and lecturer, renowned for his memorable and entertaining presentations laced with refreshing humour and wit.

Since 2001, he has presented all over the world - from Hong Kong to Bratislava, from Korea to Auckland. And he’s been heard by every kind of audience, from the UN and national governments, to multinational corporations and campaigning organisations.

Ed is also a London Sustainable Development Commissioner, a Director of carbon emissions campaigning organisation Sandbag, Chairman of European Rail Business Loco2 and an investor in FoodTrade.

At Responsible Business Week, Ed will be speaking at the Sustainable Business Conference - Business Unusual 2014.