Showreel and Bio

01 Sep 2020

It might seem crazy, what I’m about to say…

Profile - in 11 points

Faculty for the Amani Institute, teaching and training social entrepreneurs from around the world in ‘Marketing and Open Leadership,’ in Sao Paolo, Nairobi, Bangalore

Board of Directors, Mattie JT Stepanek Foundation; Board of Directors, Charter for Compassion International; ; Global Brain Trust, Boma; Senior Advisor, Purpose; Compassion Council, American Refugee Committee

Host, Chief Storyteller and Facilitator at the Just Peace Summit – a global mentorship programme – with Nile Rodgers and the We Are Family Foundation

Keynote speaker on leadership and entrepreneurship for various national and international organisations, including Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, United Nations, Worldwide
Meeting on Human Values, and many others

Devised and led global communications campaigns for TED, HH the Dalai Lama, UNESCO, HRH The Prince of Wales, Gandhi’s grandson, and many others – reaching hundreds of millions of people with positive social stories

At the age of 24, set up Global Tolerance – an international communications agency that only worked with people committed to positive social change. Built it over the next decade to be a global leader in social change communication

‘Pause for Thought’ contributor on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2, the most popular broadcast show in the UK, for two years

Multi award winning entrepreneur and leader; writer for Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post; voted one of the most influential people in the PR industry; voted Interfaith Visionary by the Temple of Understanding; UnLtd level 1 and level 2 funding; Fellow for the Royal Society of Arts

First person in the UK to place an entire company on a one year sabbatical; first to give away his £1m company through a new exit strategy, the Open Leadership Exercise, to reflect the value of non-material values

Manage the global communications for a Buddhist master (lineage holder) based in India

Creator ‘What if’ (in collaboration with Samuel Crosby) – a series of 3 minute videos to give the global community a lift during lockdown