My latest book The Good Ancestor is out now. To enquire about booking me for an event please fill out the form here. Please note that I am currently on an extended writing sabbatical and will only be able to engage in a small number of speaking events in the foreseeable future. Thank you for your understanding.
Selected past events
General: TED Global, TEDx Athens, Google Author Talks, Royal Society of the Arts, British Library, Sydney Opera House, State Theatre Sydney (with Brene Brown), Royal Festival Hall, Minneapolis Institute of Art, The School of Life (London, Rio, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Melbourne, Sydney), How To Academy, Long Now Foundation, Sunday Assembly, Action for Happiness
Book Festivals: Hay Literary Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival, Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Oxford Literary Festival, London Literature Festival, Blackwell’s Oxford, Politics & Prose Washington, Perth Writers Festival, Cambridge Literary Festival, Ways With Words (Dartington, Southwold, Lake District), Harvard Book Store
Other Festivals: Latitude, Wilderness, Greenbelt, Edinburgh International Festival, Southbank Festival of Love, Bristol Festival of Ideas, Brainwash Amsterdam, Sunday Times Education Festival, Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing, ALSO Festival, Seed Festival, York Festival of Ideas, Kakanomics economics festival Norway
Organisations: Friends of the Earth, Oxfam GB, New Economics Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank, Ashoka Washington, Roots of Empathy, Year Here, Human Resources Professionals Association Toronto, Philanthropy Australia, SOCAP, Amnesty International East Africa, Edison Electric Institute, Saracens Rugby Club
Communities: Civic Square Birmingham, Somali Women’s Association Centre Barking, UK prisons (Wandsworth, Lewes, Erlestoke), Citizenne Brussels, Edinburgh Development Group, Architects Declare Canada, Parents for Future, Climate Action Project, North of Tyne Climate Assembly, Center for Inspired Teaching Washington DC, Cheney School Oxford
Government and Policy: UK Government Office of Science, Scottish Parliament, UAE Minstry for the Future, UNDP Innovation Days, Open Society European Policy Institute Brussels, EIT Climate KIC, Forum for the Future, European Trade Union Institute, UK Employment Judges Judicial College, Future Generations Leadership Academy Wales, National Lottery Community Fund UK
Education: Harvard Business School, Greater Good Science Centre Berkeley, Said Business School Oxford University, Global Priorities Institute Oxford, University of Bergen School of Art, Design & Music, Hawkwood College, Small Giants Academy, Pardee Center for the Study of Long Range Futures at Boston University, Skoll Centre Oxford, CUSP Surrey University, Jesus College Perspectives Cambridge, Tilburg University, Maastricht University.
Other International: National Geographic Science Festival Rome, Casa Firjan Rio de Janeiro, Mediateca Santa Teresa Milan, De Rode Hoed Amsterdam, Makronova Zagreb, Full Circle Brussels, Pakhuis de Zeijger Amsterdam, SITRA Helsinki, Future Design Japan, Den Bosch Cathedral Netherlands.