Martin Wright
writer and speaker; director, Positive News; formerly editor-in-chief, Green Futures

Martin is a writer, speaker and adviser on environmental solutions and sustainable futures, and Chair of Positive News – the media co-operative focused on “good journalism about good stuff”. He was formerly editor-in-chief of Green Futures (now The Futures Centre) and a director of Forum for the Future, and now works with everyone from The Guardian and Ethical Corporation to Ashden Awards and We Mean Business.

View his keynote on ‘The Case for Optimism*’ at the Global Good Awards here:

*That’s grounded optimism. Not the fluffy Bojo variety.

Follow Martin on Twitter @MartinFutures


Saturday 2 November, 10:00 Frobisher 1-3
How do we solve a problem like the climate emergency?

Sunday 3 November, 10:00 Auditorium 2
From referendums to citizens’ assemblies: does democracy need a makeover?