Who we are
David Thorpe is Founder/Director of The Centre for One Planet Living and co-founder/patron of the One Planet Council. He’s an author, consultant, project manager and inspirational speaker in the fields of rural and urban sustainability, energy management and renewable energy. He’s a lecturer in ‘one planet’ development/governance at the University of Wales Trinity St David, and author of:
- The One Planet Life – a manual for low impact living by individuals, families and communities.
- One Planet Cities – a compendium of solutions for towns and cities, and a suggested roadmap for transitioning to ‘one planet’ status.
plus eight more books and 1000s of articles on these subjects. He believes in using his detailed knowledge to show the multiple benefits that are available from positive change. He is expert at interpreting complex information in an engaging, straightforward way, and has run many workshops and courses.
Sian Williams is Assistant Director of The Centre for One Planet Living. She’s has a strong background as environmental consultant and trainer, with a passion for marketing and sustainable living. Originally from Wrexham, she wants more people to know about and successfully take up One Planet living. She assists David in communications, social media, events and fundraising. She is an alternative point of contact, sharing the workload of our expanding activities.