Ed Gillespie is co-founder of Futerra, one of the world’s leading specialist sustainability communications agencies. In 2007–8 he circumnavigated the globe without flying. A former marine biologist, Ed is passionate about the sea and slow travel, and he loves a trans-oceanic crossing on a cargo ship. Ed writes regularly for various media on sustainability and sits on the London Sustainable Development Commission. He is director of, and an investor in, www.loco2.com, which pioneers European rail travel as an alternative to short-haul flights. He dices with death daily in London on his trusty Dutch bicycle.