Professor Stephen Martin Hon FSE; FRSB; F.I.Env Sci; FRSA
Co-Founder and President
Steve is a passionate advocate for learning for sustainability and has spent nearly 40 years trying to find ways of facilitating and supporting more sustainable ways in which organisations and governments can contribute towards a more sustainable future. For nearly a decade he was a member of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Further and Higher Education, with national responsibility for Environmental Education and served as a special advisor to the Department of the Environment in drafting the education and training sections of HM Government’s first white paper on the Environment-Our Common Inheritance.
More recently he was the founding Chair of the Higher Education Academy’s Sustainable Development Advisory Group and a former member of the UK‘s UNESCO Education for Sustainability Forum. He has held visiting professorships at the Open University, University of Hertfordshire, University of Gloucestershire and currently, at the University of the West of England.
Over the past 15 years he has been a sustainability change consultant for some of the largest FTSE100 companies such as BP, Barclays, Tesco and Carillion as well as Government Agencies such as the UK National Commission for UNESCO, Environment Agency, OFSTED, the Higher Education Academy and the Learning and Skills Council. He was formerly Director of Learning at Forum for the Future, the leading Sustainability Charity in the UK and has served on the Council of the Institute for Environmental Sciences one of the UK’s foremost professional bodies in sustainable development. He is a former Trustee of the World Wide Fund for Nature and an Honorary Fellow of the Society for the Environment. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Worcester.