CHANGE AGENTS Co- Founder and President

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Professor Stephen Martin

BSc(hons); PhD; Hon FSE; FRSB; F.I. Env Sci; FRSA

I am a passionate advocate for learning for sustainability and have spent nearly 40 years exploring and researching ways of facilitating and supporting more sustainable ways in which organisations and governments can contribute towards a more sustainable future.

For nearly a decade I was a member of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Further and Higher Education, with  national responsibility  for Environmental Education and served as a special advisor to the Secretary of State in the Department of the Environment in drafting the education and training sections of HM Government’s first white paper on the Environment-Our Common Inheritance.

More recently I was the founding Chair of the Higher Education Academy’s Sustainable Development Advisory Group and a former member of the UK ‘s UNESCO Education for Sustainability Forum. I have held visiting professorships at the Open University, University of Hertfordshire, University of Gloucestershire and  currently, at the University of the West of England.

Over the past 15 years I have been a sustainability change consultant for some of the largest FTSE100 companies such as BP, Barclays, Tesco and Carillion as well as Government Agencies such as the  UK National Commission for UNESCO, Environment Agency, OFSTED, the Higher Education Academy and the Learning and Skills Council. I was formerly Director of Learning at Forum for the Future, the leading Sustainability Charity in the UK and have served on the Council of the Institute for Environmental Sciences one of the UK’s foremost professional bodies in sustainable development. I am a former Trustee of the Worldwide Fund for Nature and an Honorary Fellow of the Society for the Environment and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. I am an Honorary Professor in Learning for Sustainability at the universities of Worcester and Nottingham.

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