A catalyst for transformational change, Sally Uren is passionate about tackling key environmental issues and accelerating the development of a more sustainable future. Currently the CEO of Forum for the Future, Sally helps the company to deliver their mission of a sustainable future by working with key global organisations, foundations and stakeholders to address the complexity of sustainability. Now booked as a sustainability speaker, Sally is a favourite to speak on system change, sustainable practices and mainstreaming sustainability.
After working as the Deputy CEO, Sally was appointed as CEO of Forum for the Future in 2013. Since her appointment, Sally has driven the mission to address challenges of sustainability across food, shipping, energy and clothing. She is also involved in several key sustainability projects, including Cotton 2040 and Growing Our Future. Having helped to define Net Positive, Sally is also leading the development of the School of System Change with whom she is helping to create more passionate people driven to make environmental change. She was also appointed OBE during the 2017 New Years Honours, commended for her Services to Sustainability.
Before joining the Forum for the Future, Sally founded Casella Stranger, a sustainability consultancy group. Here she nurtured her love for sustainability and being environmentally friendly, a passion that originally started at university when she helped to clear the Manchester Canal and graduated with a PhD in Environmental Science. Sally has also contributed as an Advisory Board Member for Kingfisher, Kimberly Clark and Burberry and also judged the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development.
Now booked as a sustainability speaker for corporate events, Sally is hired to speak on mainstreaming sustainability, sustainability in various sectors and system change. With a passion to inspire and equip people to deliver systematic change, Sally is seen speaking at conferences up and down the country to share her passions. A zealous advocate for creating a regenerative future, when looking for a sustainability speaker perfect to speak at corporate events, Sally Uren is a great choice.