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GEI 14 Speakers Bio

Friday 29th April 2022

Claire O’Neill

A Greener Festival

Claire is CEO of A Greener Festival (AGF), Director of Sustainability for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant, Producer of the Green Events & Innovations Conference with ILMC, Chair of the Green Group for the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) and sustainability advisor to industry body LIVE Green.

A disruptor to business as usual in the industry with 15 years at the forefront of event  sustainability. Claire developed AGF as an global operation providing certification, consultancy, training and sustainability support, with clients such as Glastonbury Festival, RHS, The O2, UTA, AEG, FKP Scorpio, Kilimanjaro Live and Wembley Arena. Claire worked with Paradigm Agency to launch the Green Artist Rider in 2019. Continuously challenging the status quo, Claire pushes the sector to improve and live up to its green aspirations and provides the tools to do it.

Claire has also been an Aerialist for over 10 years, performing with productions such as Arcadia Spectacular, the 80m ArcelorMittal Orbit, and as Mary Poppins, flying the London Olympic Stadium roof for the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.