Goodfest 2020 Speakers

Hang out with some leading international change-makers and hear their stories.

Alex Weller


As Marketing Director for Patagonia, Alex Weller oversees marketing strategy for the brand, throughout Europe. Based at Patagonia’s European Headquarters in Amsterdam, he is responsible for building communities through outdoor sport and environmental activism and amplifying the company’s mission: We’re in business to save our home planet.

Natalie Fee

City to Sea

Natalie is an award-winning environmentalist, author, inspirational speaker and founder of City to Sea, a not-for-profit organisation running campaigns to stop plastic pollution.

Dan Burgess

The SpaceShip Earth/Good for Nothing

Dan is a creative strategist, catalyst, activist and co-designer who works with head, heart and hands with deep experience at the leading edges of creative engagement, culture, brand, insight and human behaviour, design, communications, sustainability, eco-innovation, social innovation, cause led campaigning, creative activism, co-design and collaboration culture.
His focus today is the intersections of life-centered design, creative courage, civic generosity, radical collaboration and participation culture in pursuit of a more beautiful world. Or as he puts it ‘ becoming crew’ on the spaceship earth.

Dr Scilla Elworthy

Business Plan for Peace

Dr Scilla Elworthy turns vision into action. Today her full attention is on developing Business Plan for Peace, resulting from her 2017 book: The Business Plan for Peace: Building a World Without War.

Tim Lindsay


Born in Lincolnshire and brought up in East Africa, Tim Lindsay has worked with a wide range of clients including LEGO, Levi’s, Stella Artois, Tesco, Smirnoff, Olympus, SAAB, Sony, Electrolux, Heineken, the Independent and Army Recruitment. 
Tim became CEO of D&AD, the advertising and design awards show and education charity, in September 2011 and is also non-executive chairman of advertising agency network the Gate Worldwide.
He is now D&AD Chairman.

Gillian Burke

BBC Springwatch

Gillian is a biologist with an eye and an ear for drama and storytelling. She joined the much-loved BBC seasonal wildlife series, affectionately known as ‘The Watches’ in 2018, and will be presenting Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch from the Scottish Highlands alongside hosts Chris Packham & Michaela Strachan.
Gillian may be a bright new face to TV presenting but she's no stranger to broadcasting. Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Bristol University, Gillian pursued a career in natural history filmmaking, working her way up the ranks from Researcher to Producer/Director on several Animal Planet and Discovery Channel series.


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