Chris Johnson, Founder, Shambala Festival, UK
Chris is Co-Founder, Operations Director and Sustainability lead of Shambala Festival, spending 17 years pioneering green initiatives that tackle food sourcing, plastics, energy, travel and wider environmental impacts.
Chris is a Company Director and Senior Environmental Consultant at Kambe Events, co-founder and chair of Powerful Thinking – the UK’s think-do tank on sustainable energy, and co-founder and CEO of the Energy Revolution charity.
Regular speaker, conference program collaborator, occasional lecturer and campaigner, Chris has combined an extensive event management history, including managing events up to 80,000 capcity, with a passionate commitment and unparalleled experience of delivering sustainable initiatives at events. Chris has worked with individual clients, event agencies, as part of European projects, with local authorities and at industry scale.
Chris is also the Associate for Festivals and Events with Julie’s Bicycle.