Paul Gilding


Paul Gilding’s website describes him in the following way:

Paul is an independent writer, advisor and advocate for action on climate change and sustainability.

An activist and social entrepreneur for 35 years, his personal mission and purpose is to lead, inspire and motivate action globally on the transition of society and the economy to sustainability. He pursues this purpose across all sectors, working around the world with individuals, businesses, NGOs, entrepreneurs, academia and government.

He has served as CEO of a range of innovative NGO’s and companies including Greenpeace International, Ecos Corporation and Easy Being Green. He has also helped to establish and served on the board of a number of new NGOs including Inspire Foundation, the Australian Business Community Network and Climate Coolers. His speaking and work has taken him to over 30 countries including the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, South America, Europe, South Africa, the USA and Mexico.

A profile of Paul, first published in Mensa Magazine can be read here.

Paul believes we are now in a global ecological and economic crisis that will lead to a period of major global economic transformation. As he argues in his book “The Great Disruption”, he sees this crisis driven change as an enormous opportunity to build a new approach to economic and social development for humanity.

His website is: and it provides a variety of background on Paul and updates on his writing and other activities.