Solitaire Townsend

Solitaire is a renowned sustainability expert.

She is Co-founder & Chief Solutionist at Futera and Chair of The Solutions Union charity. In 2023, she was named ‘Leader of the Year’ at Adweek’s Sustainability Awards and the United Nations Global Compact SDG Pioneer for the UK. She was also named by Positive News as one of three people transforming the climate narrative. Her previous accolades include ‘Ethical Entrepreneur of the Year’, chair of the UK Green Energy Scheme, trustee of Ashden, and founder member of the United Nations Sustainable Lifestyles Taskforce. Additionally, she sits on the Board of the Hollywood Climate Summit. Solitaire holds master’s degrees in both Sustainability and Shakespeare. Her popular TED talk, Forbes column, and most recent book – The Solutionists – are available online.