Guy Bigwood Managing Director: Global Destinations Sustainability Index
For the last 15 years, Guy has been delivering award-winning consulting services focused on helping cities, governments, and the hospitality industry step up, scale up and speed up their sustainability programmes and operational practices.
Currently Guy is the Managing Director of the Global Destinations Sustainability Index; a multi-stakeholder partnership to accelerate the development and performance of sustainable business tourism destinations. Today over 60 cities are participating in the www.gds-index.com.
From 2006 to 2018, Guy was the Sustainability Director of MCI, the world’s largest association management, communications and events agency. He launched and developed a CSR program across the corporation’s 60 offices, developing a business strategy that positioned MCI to be an award winning sustainability champion, and the organiser of over 1000 events about sustainable development, Smart Cities and energy.
Guy is a passionate and outstanding communicator, who has delivered over 350 keynote presentations and facilitated workshops engaging over 35,000 participants in more than 40 countries. Guy’s pioneering work has been recognised with 21 sustainability awards including the Events Industry Council Pacesetter Award. He has co-written 3 Sustainable Event Guidebooks for the United Nations, and helped developed over 10 sustainability standards. He was previously the President of the Green Meetings Industry Council.
Please connect with Guy on www.linkedin.com/guybigwood,
Twitter @guybigwood or email@example.com
or on his blog www.lessconversationmoreaction.com