on helping cities, governments, corporations and associations step up, scale up and speed
up their sustainability programmes and smart practices.
Guy has delivered over 300 keynote presentations and facilitated workshops engaging
over 35,000 participants in more than 40 countries. Guy’s pioneering work has been
recognised with 21 sustainability awards including the Events Industry Council Pacesetter
He is a recognised expert on creating sustainable destinations through multi stakeholder
collaboration and co-creation. In 2015 Guy launched the Global Destinations Sustainability
Index to accelerate the development and performance of sustainable business tourism
destinations. Today over 60 cities are participating in the www.gds-index.com.
From 2006 to 2018, Guy was the Sustainability Director of MCI, the world’s largest
association management, communications and events agency. He launched and
developed a CSR program across the corporation’s 60 offices, developing a business
strategy that positioned MCI to be an award winning sustainability champion, and the
organiser of over 1000 events about sustainable development, Smart Cities and energy.
From 2004 to 2008, Guy was the Managing Director of MCI in Spain, and on the
management board of the global corporation. He was also the President of the Green
Meeting Industry Council and has advised various charities, non-profits and business
associations on their sustainability strategies.
Please connect with Guy on www.linkedin.com/guybigwood, Twitter @guybigwood or