Tony Juniper

23 May 2013

AWARD’S REASON

One of the great merits of this book is that it explains to decision makers in business and politics the tangible economic advantages to be harnessed by moving to a “bioeconomy”.

Juniper now works in a variety of roles, amongst others he presently works as a Special Adviser to the Prince of Wales Charities’ International Sustainability Unit, having previously worked (2008-2010) as a Special Advisor with the Prince’s Rainforests Project. He is a Senior Associate with the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL), working as a member of the teaching faculty and contributing to several programmes. He was a co-author on the Book Harmony, released recently by HRH The Prince of Wales. Juniper is also an adviser to several international companies, including Skanska and Danone, assisting with the development of their sustainability strategies. He is also a founder of The Robertsbridge Group which provides advice to major companies on how best to meet ambitious sustainability goals. He is a board member of 10:10 (where he was previously the Chair), 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. In October 2009 Tony Juniper was elected as a Trustee of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust. During 2009-2010 he was a member of the advisory group that helped the Science Museum with the development of their new climate science exhibit called Atmosphere. He is the chair of the Advisory Board on the Industry campaign Action for Renewables. He is also a member of the Expert Panel advising Bioregional’s One Planet Communities programme. Juniper sits on a number of advisory panels and continues to speak and write on environmental issues. Juniper has also campaigned against nuclear power. Biography