Mike Berners-Lee

Founder & Director of Small World Consulting

  • Professor at Lancaster University’s Environment Centre
  • Contributes thought leadership articles to the World Economic Forum Agenda
  • Appeared in the documentary Climate Change: The Facts with Sir David Attenborough
  • Bestselling author of There is No Planet B

Discover Mike Berners-Lee’s biography of published work below.

How Bad Are Bananas
How Bad Are Bananas?: The carbon footprint of everything
There is No Planet B
There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years
The Burning Question
The Burning Question: We Can’t Burn Half the World’s Oil, Coal and Gas. So How Do We Quit?

When Mike Berners-Lee is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Investing for a Sustainable Future
The Big Picture of Everything
Education for the Anthropocene
Business Purpose and Ethics for the 2020s

Mike Berners-Lee is the founder and Director of Small World Consulting, a global leader in supply chain carbon metrics and management. He is also a Professor at Lancaster University’s Environment Centre, where he explores the most pertinent environmental challenges of the 21st century. A highly respected authority on sustainability, Mike is regularly consulted by businesses, interest groups and governments. When hired for speaking presentations, he explores the notion of a sustainable future, the challenges and opportunities facing humanity and investigates the practicalities of low-carbon transitions.

In 1986 Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Oxford. He then obtained a PGCE in Outdoor Activities and Physics at Bangor University before completing a master’s in Organisational Development and Consulting at Sheffield Hallam University. He has since established himself as a leading expert on carbon footprints and is featured in notable publications, including The Times, Yahoo! News, Forbes and Financial Times. Mike also contributes thought leadership articles to the World Economic Forum Agenda and The Guardian.

The author of three acclaimed books, Mike is known for How Bad Are Bananas?, The Burning Question, and No Planet B. At the forefront of public awareness of climate change issues, Mike is often featured on radio and TV and recently appeared in the documentary Climate Change: The Facts with Sir David Attenborough.

In his consulting practice, he develops models for supply chain carbon assessments and provides holistic frameworks to help organisations understand their impact on the world. Providing realistic positive visions for the future in his speaking presentations, he captivates audiences with his world-class research on sustainability and awareness of the challenges of 21st-century problems. The perfect speaker for businesses seeking to respond to climate change, Mike has a wealth of knowledge in environmental management.

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