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GEI 14 Speakers Bio

Friday 29th April 2022

Dale Vince OBE

Ecotricity / Forest Green Rovers FC

With more than 25 years experience as a green entrepreneur,  Dale launched Ecotricity (http://www.ecotricity.co.uk), the world’s first green energy company back in 1995.  Today, it powers around  200,000 homes and businesses across the UK with renewable energy from the wind and sun. Dale also owns Devil’s Kitchen (http://www.thedevilskitchen.co.uk), which makes vegan school dinners, and his latest business, Skydiamond (http://skydiamond.co.uk) – creating lab grown diamonds from the wind, rain and sun. His work focuses on three key areas – energy, transport and food – collectively responsible for 80% of our own carbon emissions. 

He is Chairman and owner of Forest Green Rovers (http://fgr.co.uk) – recognised by FIFA as the “world’s greenest football club” and became a United Nations Climate Champion in 2018.  He launched his first book, Manifesto in 2020, and is Executive Producer of the Netflix Original documentary, Seaspiracy.