Sustainable Business Consultants – Inspirational Speakers – Writers – Facilitators
This blog is written by Guy Bigwood, with help from a few invited guests. The blog was created to share experiences, opinions, best practices and mistakes from the front line of sustainability and the meetings industry.
Guy Bigwood is an inspirational sustainability consultant, system disruptor, change facilitator, and event architect.
For the last 14 years, Guy has been delivering award-winning consulting services focused on helping cities, governments, corporations and associations step up, scale up and speed up their sustainability programmes and practices.
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.
He is a recognised expert on creating sustainable communities through multi stakeholder collaboration and co-creation. His passion is to inspire leaders to develop new skills and collaborative networks to accelerate the transition to a circular economy, drive sustainable growth, enhance organisational excellence, and leave long-term societal impact. His pioneering work has been recognised with 21 sustainability awards including the 2017 Events Industry Council Pacesetter Award.
He is an expert in sustainability research, reporting, standards and communications. As an inspirational and powerful communicator Guy has delivered over 300 keynote presentations and facilitated workshops engaging over 35,000 participants in more than 40 countries.
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. Previously he worked for Hewlett Packard as a technology management consultant for 12 years.
You can download Guy Bigwood’s Resume here