The discussion featured guest speakers John-Paul Flintoff, author of ‘How to change the world’; Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Network; and Anna Laycock, director at The Finance Innovation Lab.
Ahead of the full talks being released, you can read more about the speakers and watch a short introduction to their talks.
Anna leads the Finance Innovation Lab’s work for a financial system that serves people and planet. She is an Associate of the St Paul’s Institute, a Director of the New Economy Organisers Network, an Associate of the Institute for Social Banking, and a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).
Prior to joining the Lab, Anna worked in sustainable finance in the UK and internationally. She holds an MSc in Global Ethics and has written for a wide range of publications including the Guardian, Stir to Action, Pioneers Post and the New Statesman.
Rob Hopkins is the founder of the Transition Network, which catalyses, supports and connects a growing number of Transition initiatives, now active in more than 50 countries globally. He is the author, most recently, of ‘The Power of Just Doing Stuff’ and ’21 Stories of Transition. He is the winner of several awards, including the European Economic & Social Committee’s Social Prize, and appears in the French film ‘Tomorrow’ (‘Demain’). He lives in Totnes, where he has co-founded a pioneering craft brewery.
John-Paul Flintoff is the author of How to change the world, which is published in 16 languages. He was once an associate editor on The Financial Times but now works as a performer, artist and campaigner, devoting himself to changing the world, one conversation at a time. He’s spoken to audiences of as many as 5,000 people, on four continents, and is currently working to set up a TED event inside a prison.
You can also watch a video summary of the Triodos Current Account launch here.
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