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Speakers at ChangeNOW 2022

Tom Szaky

Founder and CEO - TerraCycle

Tom Szaky is the founder and CEO of TerraCycle, a global leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams. TerraCycle operates in 21 countries working to recycle products and packaging that currently go to landfills or incineration.

Kate Raworth

Co-Founder - Doughnut Economics Action Lab

Kate Raworth is an economist focused on making economics fit for the 21st century. Her book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st-century economist is an international bestseller and she cofounded Doughnut Economics Action Lab.

Alexandra Cousteau

President & Co-founder - Oceans 2050

Alexandra Cousteau is an award-winning ocean activist and advocates for ocean restoration and abundance. Cousteau collaborates with world leaders to influence, convene and mobilize action to achieve outcomes that will make the oceans more biodiverse.

Anne Hidalgo

Mayor - City of Paris

Anne Hidalgo has been serving as Mayor of Paris since 2014.

Hazel Chu

Lord Mayor - City of Dublin

Councillor Hazel Chu was elected the 352nd Lord Mayor of Dublin in 2020. She first became involved in politics in 2014, when she ran her partner’s local election campaign. In 2019, she became the first Green Party councillor to be elected.

Matthieu Ricard

Founding Director and President - Karuna-Shechen

Matthieu Ricard, born in France in 1946, is a Buddhist monk, humanitarian, author of books, translator, and photographer. He is the son of French philosopher Jean-François Revel and painter Yahne Le Toumelin.

Kate Williams

CEO - 1% for the Planet

Kate Williams is CEO of 1% for the Planet. Kate joined the 1% for the Planet team in 2014 and stepped into her role as CEO in May 2015 with a strong leadership track record

Omnia El Omrani

Youth Envoy to the President - COP27

Omnia El Omrani is the first Youth Envoy to the President of the UN 27th Climate Change Conference (COP27) and a medical doctor at Ain Shams University Hospital, a member of the Youth Sounding Board of the European Commission.

Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Co-President - The Club of Rome

Sandrine Dixson-Declève is an international climate change, sustainable development, sustainable finance and complex systems thought leader. She is currently the Co-president of the Club of Rome