GEI 15 Speakers Bio

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Lucy Siegle

Journalist and Broadcaster

Lucy Siegle is a UK based journalist and broadcaster and opinion leader who specialises in climate and nature coverage. She is passionate about taking climate and nature stories outside of the climate bubble. As a reporter and presenter on one of the UK’s most longstanding and most watched TV shows, BBC1’s The One Show, she has taken the problem of single use plastic and wider eco issues to millions of homes in a way that is relatable and relevant, and recently introduced COP26 to one of the UK’s largest daily audiences. Currently on the judging panel for BBC Bitesize Regenerators, which is finding the next generation of environmental champions. Her new book, Be the Ultimate Friend of the Earth: 100 Questions to Boost Your Climate and Nature IQ, is a quiz book to amplify eco literacy and compete our way to climate solutions. Lucy’s book, Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (and you) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again was published in 2018 alongside her classic book on sustainability in fashion To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing out the World , published by Fourth Estate London, a decade ago, is still the basis of fashion education courses around the world and was the basis for hit Netflix documentary, The True Cost, (she is co-executive producer). She is a trustee for Surfers Against Sewage and kayaks daily on the River Thames removing plastic waste from the river. 

She is a prolific Tweeter with over 35k followers and happily engages with her 15k followers on Instagram.